Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter D331
Date of Creation: Between 1726 and 1727
Place of Creation: London, England
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter D
Content: Statement in unknown hand that James Douglas believed in the rabbit-births [of Mary Toft] and that Manningham and Douglas, together with St André and Howard, were in league over the deception.
Physical Description: p 1.
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Notes
Bibliography: C.H. Brock, Dr James Douglas's papers and drawings in the Hunterian Collection, Glasgow University Library: a handlist (Glasgow, 1993); C.A. Pickover, The girl who gave birth to rabbits: a true medical mystery (New York, 2000).
Accession Number: 2499
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

subject: James Douglas 1675-1742
Known as James Douglas of the Pouch.
subject: Thomas Howard fl.1726
Surgeon, Guildford.
subject: Sir Richard Manningham 1690-1759
Obstetrician.
subject: Nathanael St André 1680-1776
Anatomist and surgeon.
subject: Mary Toft 1701?-1763
Mary Tofts.
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