Record

Reference numberCB/1/2/175
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.322a
LevelItem
TitleLetter from John Bostock to Charles Blagden, 23 Coney Court, Gray's Inn, London
Date1769
DescriptionDiscusses appointments at the university of Edinburgh, refers to it as the "Great Affair" and arrangement between their "Master" and Dr Gregory. Mentions appointments of Black, Rutherford, Gregory and Cullen and arrangements with the Town Council and the University. Answers Blagden's question about the consequences of giving opiates intermittently. Discusses the ague and treatment for it. Thanks Blagden for sending the cider, Dr Cullen returns his thanks for it. Dr Cullen was pleased with Blagden's letter and has answered it. Dr Gregory has gout. Is getting a sheet ready for the press. Discusses his dispute with Cullen. Discusses the Manerty family.Thanks him for telling him of Dr Hunter's lectures. Discusses Dr Fordyce and his temperament. Gives news of his love life and of Becky who has gone away and says she is married. Misses Blagden's company.
Extent1 sheet
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
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