[NB044072A], Technical Note, Arthur Edwin Kennelly, July 12th, 1888


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[NB044072A], Technical Note, Arthur Edwin Kennelly, July 12th, 1888

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[one entry or two?]: p. 72: "Physiological experiments [shorthand followed by following text:] Hands wiped dry and brought in contact with two terminals in connection with the Municipal dynamo whose potential diff was observed to be 1200 by voltemeter. Strong shock felt with muscular contractions in elbows and principally on breast. Dizzy sensation allied to synapse for the momvent. Contact with terminals only momentary. Temporary disability lasting for a few minutes and headache followed. Two small irregular [inerlined] scars about 1/16" in diam at point of contact the point on the fleshy part of the thumb right hand,--point on the outer edge of the palm, latter is the deeper." pp. 74-75 "Physiological Experiments Before Mr. H. P. Brown & in the presence of Dr. Peterson nerve specialist of the Vanderbilt Clinical Hospital" detailed discussion of trials and wiring diagram note that entries are separated by data on copper wire tests]



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