Essay on the Local Effect of Cold

Scope and Content

This is an unbound essay consisting of 12 folios with the original foliation ff.1-10 and the writing is largely on the recto only. The essay is headed with the note 'Dr Edmund Lyon's MS' in the hand of Samuel Crompton and also the stamp of the Victoria University of Manchester. It has been dated 1st November 1811 at the end.

Lyon considers the general nature of heat and cold before looking to the effects arising from excessive cold being applied to any part of the living body.