Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 355 (U.8.23)
Title: Case Book
Date of Creation: Between 1737 and 1753
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Unknown Doctor's Case Book.
Unknown Doctor's Case Book:
Begins (2, 8 recto [p. '29'] lines 1-6): fflorence at the Hospital de Santa | Maria Nuova | Dr Coqui attending | No. 93 | 13 November A woman aged 40 that has been | 1738 hydropic for 28 months imagin'd
Ends (9, 6 verso lines 7, 8): sweats and expired in | about an hour.
Remarks: ff. 1, 2 recto-8 recto contain copies of inscriptions at Florence.
ff. 10, 8 recto-11, 1 recto contain notes of travel in North Italy.
f. 10, 7 verso and recto (inverted) contains a list of paintings.
Dr. Antonio Cocchi (1695-1758) was Professor of Anatomy and Physiology and surgeon at the Hospital Santa Maria Nuova, Florence.
The "Dr. Shaw" mentioned in the author's notes of his own daughter's fatal illness (7, 4 recto-9, 6 verso) is probably Dr. Peter Shaw, physician and professor (1695-1763).
Traces of a micaceous (?) pounce on pp. 57-62.
[Formerly P.3.23; S.10.163].
'Unknown Doctor'? - John Clephane: compare handwriting with that of Clephane's MSS in the Rose Papers from Kilvarock Castle at Register House, Edinburgh. See also MS Hunter 494
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 6 1/8 x 4, ff. 86, in single cols. of about 20 lines, each 5 x 3, partially margined with pencil, not ruled, no signatures or catchwords, pagination, in the same hand (pp. 1-12, 29-32, 35-89). Cent. XVIII. (1738-53).
Binding: Original, millboards, covered quarter calf and marbled-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. 283.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Document
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. 283.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

subject: Antonio Cocchi 1695-1758
Professor of Anatomy and Physiology, Hospital Santa Maria Nuova, Florence.
subject: Peter Shaw 1695-1763
Professor of Medicine.
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