CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/8
Alt Ref No23
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from David Skene to his father, Andrew Skene
Date22 December 1751
Extent1 item
Creator NameDavid Skene (1731 - 1770), M.D., of Aberdeen
DescriptionLetter from David Skene, Edinburgh, to Andrew Skene (his father) in which he states that he received money from Mr Dundas and gave him a receipt; his health is a good deal better since he arrived in Edinburgh; the professors are advancing quickly through their lectures and it keeps him employed; there were more amputations in the infirmary, he describes their methods; he describes a man who died complaining of intense griping pains in his belly. When he was laid open, they found a large schirrous on his colon, 22 December 1751.
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