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BRACERS Record Detail

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Collection code 
RA1
Class no. 
710
Document no. 
.048298
Box no. 
5.08
Source if not BR 
Recipient(s) 
[ ]
Sender(s) 
Esser, Franz
Date 
1921/07?/
Enclosures/References 
Form of letter 
AN
Pieces 
1E
BR's address code (if sender) 
Notes, topics or text 

The envelope has written on it: "Dr. Essen | Peking", but BR's doctor's name was Esser.

Dr. Esser's medical report on BR's illnesses and his stage of recovery includes the following text as found:

"Mr. Bertrand Russell was in March April and the following months suffering from pneumonia on both the lungs, after it he got thrombosis of veins on the right leg with a lof of absesses in consequence. He could not stand his severe disease without large quantities of Campher-Oil and Digitalis. His heart now is still in a very weak condition, sometimes he gets swollen feet. It is to have very much attention on the frequence of the puls and the quantity of urine. The wounds from incisions on his leg will getting close by themselves."

Filed 

China & Japan

Published 
Russell letter no. 
Permission 
Everyone
Thread 
Reel no. 
Frame no. 
Record no. 
76126
Record created 2004/06/01
Record last modified 2016/08/31
Created/last modified by duncana