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Petition by Edinburgh University medical students for more cadavers of anatomical study

 Collection — Box: Coll-1615 (E2015.19)
Identifier: Coll-1615
Scope and Contents Manuscript petition, ink on vellum (approx. 190 x 60cm in total, consisting of four joined membranes) with 248 signatures of medical students penned underneath text of the petition, also signed and dated by “J.Weatherspoon writer to the signet,” some light dustiness, several patches of discolouration, a few frayed areas at margins not affecting text.This huge vellum scroll bears the manuscript text of a petition dated 28 March 1828 signed by 248 medical students of the University of...
Dates: 28 March 1828

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