CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/18
Alt Ref No10
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from David Skene to his father, Andrew Skene
Date5 December 1752
Extent1 item
Creator NameDavid Skene (1731 - 1770), M.D., of Aberdeen
DescriptionLetter from David Skene to his father, Andrew Skene, in which he states that Hunter has finished osteology and myology and is more than half way through splanchology; he describes Hunter as a 'most accurate anatomist' and states that his preparations collection was equal to any in Europe; he has delivered one woman and has begun his second course of lectures with Smellie; he describes his methods of turning children, his instruments and impending publication of his plates; requests that his father makes clear his objections to Smellie, 5 December 1752.
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