Record

Reference numberCB/1/1/3
Alternative reference numberBLA.A.3
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Robert Adair, Argyle Street, London to Charles Blagden, Physician to the Army at Plymouth
Date5 June 1780
DescriptionDiscusses arrangements for regimental hospitals at Plymouth - discusses conditions to be treated in the hospitals (fevers, fluxions and fractures but not venereal disease) - Blagden to advise regimental surgeons - a small barn or house to be taken for a small pox hospital and arrangements for these patients - mentions Mr Gloucester who is to dispense medicines - Blagden to keep vouchers for all money spent - all patients with the Itch to be encamped at the rear of their Regiment until cured. Postscript: Regimental surgeons to follow Blagden's instructions implicitly - Blagden to show this letter to Commanding Officer.
Extent1 sheet
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
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