Of his being seized with the palsy, I find in his diary the following note:
'June 16.  I went to bed, and, as I conceive, about 3 in the morning , I had a stroke of the palsy.
June 17.  I sent for Dr. Heberden and Dr. Brocklesby.  God bless them.
June 25.  Dr. Heberden took leave.' (Hawkins)

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