League of Subscribers of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh membership card belonging to Thomas Reid, n.d.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Thomas Reid was a member of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh League of Subscribers. His occupation is given as bookbinder at the time of his membership.
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Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists
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