CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/7
Alt Ref No24
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from David Skene to his father, Andrew Skene
Date8 December 1751
Creator NameDavid Skene (1731 - 1770), M.D., of Aberdeen
DescriptionLetter from David Skene, Edinburgh, to Andrew Skene (his father) in which he states that his money is very near done and begs him to send a supply; they have lost about 8 lectures from 'Sandie Monro's illness' but Mr Monro is hurrying to make it up; Rutherford is going on with his abridgement of Van Swieten but more quickly; Another amputation of the leg for a swelled knee - a great many cases like this in the infirmary; Mrs Challmers is better; Monro told him of a society in existence which was 'founded upon the old one but greatly more expansive as their subject is every branch of naturall knowledge', 8 December 1751.
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