Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 358 (U.8.26)
Title: List of Drugs
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: John Clephane, List of Drugs.
John Clephane's Note-Book of Drugs:
Begins (1, 1 recto [p. 1] lines 1, 2): Adstringentia Simplicia. | Radices [col. a], Ligna [col. b], Folia [col. c].
Ends (16, 2 recto [not paged] col. a, line 1): stomachica Composita.
Remarks: i, 1 recto contains an index in the same hand.
Prices (per [uncia]) affixed in the first four pages of the List.
Formerly attributed to William Hunter, but handwriting identified by Helen Brock as John Clephane.
[Formerly P.4.17].
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 6 x 4, ff. 32, written carefully in a small hand (?Dr. Wm. Hunter's), mainly in three cols. of about 30 lines, each about 5 3/4 x 1, no margins or ruling, no signatures or catchwords, pagination (with frequent omissions), pp. 1-64. Cent. XVIII.
Binding: Original, limp, marbled-paper made with coarse white paper. 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. 285.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: List
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. 285.
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.
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