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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-62:180
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  238 x 190mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  Edinburgh
Date:  1799-02-25
Short summary:  Well wishing letter on sending papers (on dashing cold water in febrile affections, andx on small pox) with a short history of their reception by medical journals.
Person:  Wright, William, 1735 (Crieff, Perthshire)-1819 (Edinburgh), Naturalist, Military physician, author
Person:  Currie, James, 1756 (Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire)-1805 (Sidmouth), Physician, Author, addressee
Person:  Fothergill, John, 1712 (Wensleydale, Yorkshire)-1780 (London), Physician, Naturalist, person referred to
Person:  Gregory, James, 1753 (Aberdeen)-1821 (Edinburgh), Physician, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Simmons, Samuel Foart, 1750 (Sandwich)-1813, Physician, Biographer, person referred to
Person:  Thompson, Gilbert, 1728-1803 (London), Physician, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Medical Society of London (Society)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  London Medical Journal (Periodical)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  London Medical Observations & Inquiries (Periodical)
COMMENTS
Comments:  Notes in ink (contemporary) and pencil on 2b.
IMAGES
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