CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/37
Alt Ref No65
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from George Skene to Andrew Skene
Date29 September 1761
Extent1 item
Creator NameGeorge Skene was the brother of David Skene (1731 - 1770) and the son of Andrew Skene.
Administrative HistorySir Caesar Hawkins, first baronet (1711–1786), surgeon
DescriptionLetter from George Skene, London, to Andrew Skene in which he states that he has attended St. George's Hospital since August; describes physicians, conditions in hospital and operations attended, including 'couching' by C. Hawkins; refers to numerous cases of fistula and treatment, method of dressing woman's breast following removal of 'schirrous knot', treatment of boy with 'fracture on temporis', and surgery by trephine; refers to possibility of Hunter's appointment as accoucheur to Queen, 29 September 1761.
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