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Papers of James Anderson (1771-1817), 1794-1820

 Sub-Fonds — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: CLX-A-348
Identifier: coll-1835/6

Scope and Contents

This subfonds includes:
  1. Letters from James to his father and his brother relating his experience on board ship when he went to sea as a surgeon's mate in the service of the East India Company in their ship Dutton, bound for Madras, 1794-1795
  2. Receipts, rates and taxes, 1798-1805
  3. Note by James Anderson entitled 'Receipt for the Dropsy' (recipe for a drug), and receipt for medical service given by James to his father, 1799
  4. A printed copy of 'An Act for Altering and amending an Act made in the Twenty-Seventh Year of His present Majesty, for confirming a Charter or Letters Patent granted by His Majesty to the Royal College and Corporation of Surgeons of the City of Edinburgh, and for establishing a Fund for a Provision to the Widows and Children of the Members of the Said Corporation and their Clerks', 1813
  5. Letters regarding the transfer of Dr James Anderson's practice, 1817
  6. Bundle entitled 'Several interesting bill heads - Funeral expenses of Dr James Anderson', April 1817
  7. Printed leaflet entitled 'Catalogue of Books to be sold at Carfrae's Sale-Room', with manuscript notes, 1820


  • 1794-1820


Language of Materials

From the Fonds: Mostly English, with a few texts in Ancient Greek and Latin in John Urquhart's papers, and in Italian in Signor Ferretti's papers.

Conditions Governing Access

Open, but please contact the repository in advance.


1 folder

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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