Notes from lectures in medicine

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      GB 206 MS 685
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      1 vol. (168 ff.) Ff.90-93 and 162-168 blank

Scope and Content

Anonymous notes from lectures in medicine delivered by James Gregory at the University of Edinburgh, ca.1815 (ff.1-89), and further notes from lectures in medicine, especially fevers, delivered by Dr Adams (presumably John Adams), n.d. (ff.94-161)

Administrative / Biographical History

James Gregory was appointed Professor of Institutes of Medicine at Edinburgh in 1776 and Professor of Practice of Medicine in 1790. He became engaged in violent controversy with Dr Alexander and James Hamilton (managers of Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and the College of Physicians), and was suspended from his fellowship of the Edinburgh College of Physicians in 1808

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Transferred from Medical Library, July 1981


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Gregory is referred to as 'G-y', but explicit references to people at Edinburgh and to the date of lectures on ff.18r and 89r.