Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 596 (S.6.9)
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: James Douglas, M.D., F.R.S.
This volume is marked on the back: "Of the Patella". It contains three MSS. The first has no title, but seems to be a general treatise on the patella. (Amanuensis James Parsons)
The second MS. has the title: "Some Remarks upon A Transverse Fracture of the Patella, Read before the Royal Society Novr. 14. 1724". The third has the title: "Some Observations made in Dissecting a stiff joynt of the Knee-Cap". 4to. (Amanuensis G. Douglas)
All the MSS. are almost identical with some of the MSS. in MS Hunter 568 (S.4.13)
Physical Description: In bound volume
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Treatise
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. 438.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: James Douglas 1675-1742
Known as James Douglas of the Pouch.
subject: Royal Society
Founded in London, 1660.
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