Papers by William Hey, MRCS, relating to John Pearson's Life of William Hey, FRS

Scope and Content

(1) "A few facts and observations....the professional life of Mr Hey", c.1819, [i], 21 ff.; (2) "Medical life of Mr. Hey, part 2nd", c.1819, 18 ff.; (3) Notes on a draft of Pearson's life of William Hey, c.1821, 8 ff.

Administrative / Biographical History

Second son of William Hey (1736-1819), and a notable surgeon in his own right. He was the author of A treatise on the puerperal fever

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Acquisition Information

Presented by the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, 1936


In English

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Additional Information

Annotated by R. S. Mortimer with reference to parallel passages in Pearson's published Life of William Hey