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Authorised form of nameDouglas; John (- 1743); surgeon
Dates - 1743
NationalityBritish
Date of death25 June 1743
OccupationSurgeon
ActivityCareer:
Gave lectures on anatomy and surgery at his house; Surgeon-Lithotomist, Westminster Hospital; quarrelled with William Cheselden (FRS 1711) over their respective operations for the stone
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election30/11/1720
RelationshipsSon of William Douglas of Baads, near Edinburgh, and his wife, Joan Mason; brother of James Douglas (FRS 1706), of Walter Douglas (FRS 1711) and of George Douglas (FRS 1733)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB (Douglas, James)
References:
'Gentleman's Magazine' 1743, p333
Notes:
Proposed by Edmond Halley
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/16197107
Royal Society codeNA2825
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RBO/11/3'An Account of the new method of Cutting for the Stone' by John Douglas, Surgeon1722
CLP/12ii/35Paper, 'Two chirurgical questions stated and answered' by John Douglas[1727]
MS/390/189Bond of John Douglas to the Treasurer of the Royal Society8 December 1720
CLP/12ii/3Paper, 'An answer to some objections that are newly raised against my high operation' by [John] Douglass [Douglas][1721]
CLP/12ii/5aLetter, 'A letter from Mr Atkinson the surgeon in Whitechappel [Whitechapel]' from Mr Atkinson to John Douglas[1720s]
CLP/12ii/5Letter, 'A letter from the Reverend Mr James Field Rector of St Johns in Antegoa' from James Field to John Douglas24 August 1720
CLP/12ii/7/1Manuscript, 'An account of the new method of cutting for the stone' by John Douglas[1722]
CLP/12ii/7Paper, 'An account of the new method of cutting for the stone' by John Douglas[1722]
CLP/12ii/7/2Plate, instruments used in bladder stone extraction by unknown artist[1722]
CLP/12ii/7/3Plate, 'The natural figure and bigness of the stones' by [John?] Sturt[1722]
CLP/12ii/40Paper, 'A remarkable case of an aneurism [aneurysm] from the memoirs of the Royal Academy of Sciences' by J D [John Douglas]16 May 1728
EL/D2/3Peter Derante, dated at Waterford, to John DouglasJanuary 1721
CLP/22ii/58Paper, Account of John Douglas' book 'Mortifications, and of the surprising effect of the bark in putting a stop to their progress etc' by James Douglas18th century
RBO/18/32'An Abstract of a Book intitled: A short account of Mortifications, and the surprizing effect of the Bark in putting a Stop to their progress etc by John Douglas, Surgeon'1732
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