MS 38 - David Skene, M.D.: correspondence
GB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
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Papers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from John Hope to David Skene
8 March 1769
John Hope (1725–1786), physician and botanist
Letter from John Hope to David Skene in which he discusses a list of plants sent by Skene which he has found since 1764 including sagina erecta, geranium rotundifolia, vicia lathyroides; Mr Ellis has sent him a print of the dionaea; Mr Menzies read a paper on a practice of raising fevers in Skye by anointing the body with an oil obtained by a coction of the liver of the skate, it is chiefly used as a cure for the rickets, 8 March 1769.
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