CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/34
Alt Ref No66
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from George Skene to Andrew Skene
Date13 November 1759
Extent1 item
Creator NameGeorge Skene was the brother of David Skene (1731 - 1770) and the son of Andrew Skene.
DescriptionLetter from George Skene (brother to David Skene), Edinburgh, to Andrew Skene in which he states that he attends the public lectures of the professors 'which are the histories of the different branches or directions for the prosecution of our studies in general'; Dr Rutherford alone lectures on the Prolegomena of the Aphorisms; Alexander Monro's son is officiating for his father; he is pleased with Dr Cullen's appearance but believes that this branch of study can be obtained from books; intends to concentrate on the practical part; has attended the infirmary but has not been impressed; he believes that they have a greater variety of cases than in Aberdeen but does not think their practice is worth admiring; clinical lectures are given by Whytt, Monro and Cullen as Rutherford has given them up and only lectures privately to his own class, 13 November 1759.
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