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Whytt, Robert, 1714-1766 (professor of theory of medicine, University of Edinburgh)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Joseph Black to his father, John Black, 2 December 1752

Identifier: Coll-16/V/6
Scope and Contents

Letter from Joseph Black, Edinburgh to his father, John Black, dated 2 December 1752. The letter is about stating his Edinburgh expenses will far exceed those of Glasgow and he mentions Mr and Mrs Russel. Black states he is thinking of doing his thesis on lime water and he details the experiments of Professor [Robert] Whytt and Professor [Charles] Alston on its use in treatment of the stone.

Dates: 2 December 1752

Papers of Joseph Black and family

Identifier: Coll-16
Scope and Contents 5 boxes of correspondence between himself and a variety of individuals (including James Watt, Prince Paul Dashkov, John Robison) and on a variety of subjects: linen bleaching, use of lime water, assays of ores, civic water supply, mineralogical specimens, absorption of heat etc 1 box of family letters between Black, his father and his brothers Samuel, George and Thomas ...
Dates: 1746-1799

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