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CASE73371: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Gowland [Master of Arts] (PERSON50178)

Question asked by the patient on 17 November 1631 at 18:45

SRN Mr Richard Gowland of Westmr Coll. Novemb. 17. . h. 6. 45. p. m. 1631.

Who hearinge of a Chymist yt Liued wth ye Earle of Arundell went to him & consulted wth him touching his disease, vpon his relation how it was wth me held him, he resolued him it was a Catarrhous humor wch if it were in short tyme remedyed would end in a Palsey or some such cold disease.

THe {sic} Chymist would giue him a powder or two, yt shall giue him the one a vomitt thother a purge & afterwards would giue him a Pill yt shall by degrees dry vp that humor in his head & keepe his body solluble also.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 296 (upper right part of page)

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CASE78441: Horary consultation concerning Wythibrooke (PERSON62420) and Mrs Susan Cotton [Oldfeild] (PERSON47033)

Question asked by Mrs Catherine Norwood (PERSON55681) on 9 October 1633 at 20:30

SRN Mrs. Katherin Norwood. frō Nunam for a gentleman a frend of hers. Octob. 9. h. 8. 30. p. m. 1633. RN |wythibrooke a stranger.| SRN

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RN she craveth my opinion of the water she sent me of a gentlemā & my Counsell touching him she craveth no physick at this prsent except his water & disease of necessity Doth require it

craveth my opinion touching Mres Cottens Disease & wheathr to be cured.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 4r (upper left part of page)

Cite this as: Lauren Kassell, Michael Hawkins, Robert Ralley, John Young, Joanne Edge, Janet Yvonne Martin-Portugues, and Natalie Kaoukji (eds.), The casebooks of Simon Forman and Richard Napier, 1596–1634: a digital edition,;f2-hands=Mr%20Richard%20Napier%20%5Bthe%20nephew%5D%20%5BSir%20Richard%20Napier%5D, accessed 23 January 2020.