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Robert Cleghorn's case book

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Private case book of Dr Robert Cleghorn,containing details of unusual post-mortem examinations and cases dealt with by him in ‘the Infry’ [Glasgow] with occasional gossip and speculations of clinical practice. Note bound inside from Ebenezer Watson “This book was one of several which were sent to my father from the library of Dr Cleghorn as a present for attending him on his death-bed. It is entirely in Dr Cleghorn’s handwriting & was not intended for publication. It is now deposited in the library of the Faculty of Physicians & Surgeons as a curious relic of the olden time, 30th April 1882.”

Professor Robert Cleghorn, 1755-1821, graduated from Edinburgh, became a physician in Glasgow - in private practice and at the Royal Infirmary - then held successive appointments as a lecturer in materia medica, 1788-1791, and chemistry, 1791-1818, at Glasgow University.

Creator

Cleghorn, Robert, 1755-1821

Date

1792-1816

Identifier

RCPSG/1/20/2/1/1

Language

English

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manuscript volume

Robert Cleghorn's case book

Text Item Type Metadata

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manuscript volume

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Citation

Cleghorn, Robert, 1755-1821, “Robert Cleghorn's case book,” Heritage, accessed December 17, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/191.