CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 647
TitleJames Corbet, surgeon: Sketch of the opium trade in India
Extent0.02 linear metres
Creator NameCorbet; James (- 1890)
Administrative HistoryThe son of William Corbet of Bieldside, Aberdeenshire, James Corbet completed his tertian year at Marischal College in 1819, but did not graduate. He became a surgeon in the East India Company and completed many years’ service with them, returning to this country in surprisingly good health. His son William graduated AM from Marischal College, and Dr. Corbet died around 1890.
SourceThe volume was purchased using the Carnegie Grant in 1916.
DescriptionSketch of the opium trade in India, manuscript, with some corrections, 1857.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThe records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
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