Letter – Edward Blackett to Dr Prescot – 21 Jun 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jun 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Dr Prescot
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Dr Prescot

The paine on my side made me very uneasy since you was here, so last Sunday I had 12 ounces of blood taken from me, & since I have taken the same purch wch you orderd wch wrought mighty well wth me, not withstanding my paine continues though not so violent, but more in the night wch hinders my rest, so pray acqt me what you advise me to rub my side, & my Apoth. shall make it up
undated but sequenced between 21 & 30 June. 21st used here.

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