Ms letter with seal from Eliab Harvey to William Garvay, written from London and responding to an invitation to visit him at Chichester, together with a Mr Vaughan. An accompanying note in the hand of Professor Dobbin explains the relationship between Sir Eliab Harvey and the physician, William Harvey.
Letter from Eliab Harvey to William Garvay
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- ReferenceGB 1538 S6/1
- Dates of Creation28 April 1676
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 folder
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Administrative / Biographical History
Eliab Harvey was the nephew of William Harvey (1578 – 1657), an English physician who was the first to describe correctly and in exact detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped around the body by the heart.
From the library and collection of Professor Roy Dobbin.