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  • Reference
      GB 133 MMC/1/Roberton/25
  • Physical Description
      2 copies  Condition: One copy is missing front and back cover and the second's front and back cover is detached.

Scope and Content

'The insalubrity of the deep Cornish mines,a nd, as a consequence, the physical degeneracy and early deaths of the mining population', reprinted from theTransactions of the Manchester Medical Society, 28th March 1859.


As well as Robertson's article there is an offprint from an editorial article 'Why is not Mr. Clive's Bill for the regulation and inspection of the mines to be extended to the tin and copper mines of Cornwall',- West Britain & Cornwall Advertiser - 16th September, 1859, in which Roberton 's paper is referenced.