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A catalogue of the greater portion of the library of John Coakley Lettsom

removed from his residence at Camberwell : which will be sold by auction, by Leigh and S. Sotheby ... on Monday, March 26, 1811, at twelve o"clock, and seven following days (Sunday excepted)

by Lettsom, John Coakley

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Published by [publisher not identified] in London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine,
  • Private libraries,
  • Medical literature,
  • Catalogs

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    ContributionsLeigh and Sotheby
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 unnumbered pages, 48 pages ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26264544M

    The library of the Physical Society includes many of the most important medical works of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Matthew Baillie's The morbid anatomy of the most important parts of the human body () foreshadows much of the work of Thomas Hodgkin in drawing conclusions about the course of diseases from autopsy evidence. 6 Benjamin Rush to Lettsom, Philadelphia, April 8, T. J. Pettigrew, Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Late John. Coakley Lettsom (Lon don, ), II, 8 Correspondence between William Penn and James Logan. (Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, , Vol. X), II,

    The year is the tercentenary of the birth of the physician John Fothergill (). John Coakley Lettsom (), the founder of the Medical Society of London (MSL) and whom this. The dedication of Part II reads: To John Coakley Lettsom; and to Edward Jenner; Physicians preeminently distinguished for their active benevolence and professional skill, this Essay is inscribed, as a mark of Esteem and Respect, by their transatlantic Friend Benjamin Waterhouse. Cambridge New England, November

    Also attributed tentatively to John Coakley Lettsom, known to be involved with the work at least in the category of editor. Cf. Bourne, E.G. "The travels of Jonathan Carver", Amer. hist. review, v. 11, no. 2 (Jan. ), p. "A short vocabulary of the Chipéway [Ojibwa] language": p. Also attributed tentatively to John Coakley Lettsom, known to be involved with the work at least in the category of editor. Cf. Bourne, E.G. "The travels of Jonathan Carver", Amer. hist. review, v. 11, no. 2 (Jan. ), p. Topics: Indians of North America, Ojibwa language, Dakota language, Indian linguistics, Indian linguistics.


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A catalogue of the greater portion of the library of John Coakley Lettsom by Lettsom, John Coakley Download PDF EPUB FB2

John Coakley Lettsom (–1 Nov ) was an English physician and philanthropist born on Little Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands into an early Quaker settlements there. He was the son of a West Indian planter and an Irish mother. His surname is sometimes spelled grew up to be an founded the Medical Society of London inconvinced that a combined.

The History of an Extraordinary Introsusception. by John Coakley Lettsom. with an Account of the Dissection by Mr. Thomas Whately. by John Coakley Lettsom and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at John Coakley Lettsom papers Date,[], Creator Lettsom, John Coakley, Extent 6 items Repository David M.

Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library Language Materials in English. John Coakley Lettsome (–) was an English physician and philanthropist. He was born on Little Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands, into one of the early Quaker settlements in the territory, and he grew up to be an en: Mary Ann Lettsom, John Miers Lettsom, Eliza Elliott.

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Collected at a Liberal Expence, by John McGouan, Esq. F.R.S. Edin. Deceased (London, 8–15 February ), p. The models are likely to have been presented to McGouan by Author: Richard Gillespie. Sir Stclair Thomson M.D. LOND., F.R.C.P. LOND., F.R.C.S. ENG. PRESIDENT OF THE SOCIETY ; PROFESSOR OF LARYNGOLOGY IN KING'S COLLEGE HOSPITAL; SURGEON FOR DISEASES OF THE THROAT AND EARIN KING GEORGE'S HOSPITAL; LARYNGOLOGIST TO KING EDWARD VII.

SANATORIUM, MIDHURST. John Coakley Lettsom was one of a twin, and was born in and. Parkinson, Sydney. and Cook, James. and Fothergill, John. and Kenrick, William. and Lettsom, John Coakley. and Parkinson, Stanfield.

and Valentine, William. A journal of a voyage to the South Seas in His Majesty's ship the Endeavour / faithfully transcribed from the papers of the late Sydney Parkinson.

John Coakley Lettsom was born in in Tortola, Virgin Islands. A Quaker concerned with anti-slavery, he manumitted the slaves from his two inherited plantations there; angering his plantation onwers neighbours then gaining their respect by setting up the first medical practice in the islands (with some of his former slaves trained as medical.

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Oil painting by an English painter, ca. John Coakley Lettsom’s “The Natural History of the Tea Tree” Becker Library has been able to assemble its rare book holdings thanks to the generosity of its donors. We are deeply grateful to Patrician Croughan for her wonderful gift and look forward to sharing it with our visitors.

Jonathan Carver (Ap – Janu ) was a colonial American military officer, explorer and writer. After his exploration of the northern Mississippi valley and western Great Lakes region, he published a widely read account of his expedition, Travels through America in the Years, and ().

Carver was born in Weymouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay on April The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

Biodiversity Heritage Library About Help Lettsom, John Coakley, Type. Book. Material. Published material. Publication info. /08/23 - Figure Morphology of tea plant (Source: John Coakley Lettsom: The natural history of the tea-tree, with observations on the medical qualities of tea and on the effects of tea drinking.

London, Printed by J. Nichols for C. Dilly, ). Pennsylvania Hospital's library had its early beginnings through two friends of Benjamin Franklin: Dr. John Fothergill and Dr. John Coakley Lettsom. InDr. Fothergill sent the first book for the library.

Get this from a library. Memoirs of the life and writings of the late John Coakley Lettsom: with a selection from his correspondence. [Thomas Joseph Pettigrew; John Coakley Lettsom; William Skelton; William Pickett; William Sharp; Joseph M Toner; Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress); Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)].

InDr John Coakley Lettsom and a small number of friends inaugurated the Medical Society of London. Soon, however—possibly because Lettsom's attention was diverted towards the promotion of the Royal Humane Society and the Royal Sea Bathing Infirmary at Margate—the Medical Society of London lost momentum.

Carver's Travels as printed was probably the work of Dr. John Coakley Lettsom. An article on Carver and his book may be found in America historical review, Jan. v. 11, p. John Coakley Lettsom () was a physician and philanthropist, and on inheriting his family plantation inhis first action was to free all its slaves.

He practised medicine in the West Indies and in London, and wrote on topics which he felt would benefit society. This book is divided into two parts, the first describing methods of.

5 Rush to Lettsom, Philadelphia, April 8,T. J. Pettigrew, Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the late John Coakley Lettsom (2v., London, ) II, 6 Correspondence between William Penn and James Logan (Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Memoirs, X, ) II, Get this from a library!

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Medical memoirs of the General Dispensary in London, for part of the years and By John Coakley Lettsom, M.D.F.R. and A.S.S.

And Physician to the General Dispensary. [John Coakley Lettsom].