Item FP/2/7/27 - Two letters from Sir Robert Christison (1797-1882), toxicologist and physician

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Two letters from Sir Robert Christison (1797-1882), toxicologist and physician


  • 1873-1874 (Creation)

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Letter dated 20 Jan 1874 written in Edinburgh to Ernest Hart Esq. Letter is marked private. Christison offers a letter to Hart to use as he finds most useful but does not wish to be involved in a controversy. The letter relates to a Mr Rodgers who has questioned the post-mortem temperature of a body. Letter dated 3 Dec 1873 in Edinburgh to Ernest Hart Esq. Christison discusses the teaching of therapeutics and pharmacology as separate subjects The recipient of both letters is likely Ernest Abraham Hart (1865-1898). Medical journalist.

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