Thursday, November 11 1756

After breakfast my brother went home. …At home all day. In the afternoon my wife paid a visit to Mrs Vine the younger. In the evening read about 100 pages in Mead on poisons, which I think an excellent book, for I think his way of demonstrating is very clear wherein he proves the nervous fluid is first affected with the bite of any venomous animal. Also his method of cure for the bite of a mad dog is very reasonable.

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