Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 180 (T.8.12)
Title: Recepta Medica
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: John Clephane, Recepta Medica.
John Clephane, Pharmaceutical Receipts:
Begins (1, 1 verso line 1): Aqua Camphorata
Ends (6, 3 verso [unpaged] line 9): Numero iij ter in die
Remarks: On 1, 1 recto in the same hand: "Names of the Wards in | St. Thomas's Hospital as they stand | in the Physician's books. - | 4. Abraham 5 Susanna | 6. Isaac 1 Magdalen, Foul | 12. Jacob | 11 King 13 Lydia | 10 Edward 14 Queen | 9 William 15 Dorcas | 7 George 16 Ann | 8 Cutting 17 Mary | 3 Job 18 Elizabeth | 2 Naples Foul."
These are arranged in two cols., evidently male and female wards, after which, in the same hand: Magdalen's | Naples | Job - Abraham | Susanna
Inserted loose between i, 4. and 1, 1. is part of a half-sheet of paper covered with titles of receipts.
Formerly attributed to William Hunter, but handwriting identified by Helen Brock as John Clephane.
[Formerly P.5.4 (S.10.4); S.10.162].
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 6 x 4, ff. 24, in single cols. of about 18 lines, each 5 3/4 x 3 1/8, no signatures or catchwords, pagination (1, 1 verso-6, 2 verso = pp. 1-43). Cent. XVIII.
Binding: Original, stiff pasteboard, covered quarter sheep-skin and mottled patterned paper, red spattered edges. Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 130.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Receipt
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 130.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: John Clephane 1702-1758
Physician, British military hospital, Osterhout, Flanders, 1747-1749.
subject: St Thomas' Hospital
London.
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