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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-04546
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  214 x 167mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  seal
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b, 2b
Language:  French
Place:  Versailles
Date:  1785-08-29
Short summary:  He has distributed to the Académie de chirurgie 25 copies of Janin's paper on a man drowned in a pit. The 100 copies of a printed "Epistle to M. Thomas" has been seized. Success of Hallé's work on earth closets and "mephitism", to the detriment of Janin's. Encouraging him to go on defending his theory and his "antimephitic" against the opponents and to let the world know that he is right. He will send his own work to Janin.
Person:  Hévin, Prudent, 1715-1789, Physician, Surgeon, author
Person:  Janin de Combe Blanche, Jean, 1731 (Carcassonne)-1799? (Lyon), Physician, Surgeon, Oculist, Ophthalmologist, addressee
Person:  Hallé, Jean-Noël, 1754-1822, Physician, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Janin de Combe Blanche, Jean: Lettre à MM. les commissaires de l'Académie royale des sciences et de la Société royale de médecine de Paris, par M. Janin de Combe-Blanche, dans laquelle on prouve qu'un homme s'est noyé dans la fosse de l'hôtel de la Grenade et que le méphitisme n'a eu aucune part à cet événement, Lyon, 1784 (Book)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Académie de chirurgie, Paris (Society)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Hallé, Jean-Noël: Recherches sur la nature et les effets du méphitisme des fosses d'aisance, Paris, 1785 (Book)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Janin de Combe Blanche, Jean: Réplique au Dr M. Hallé,... au sujet d'un ouvrage de sa composition, ayant pour titre: "Recherches sur la nature et les effets du méphitisme des fosses d'aisance″, Lyon, 1785 (Book)
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