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Authorised form of nameCurrie; James (1756 - 1805)
Dates1756 - 1805
NationalityBritish
Place of birthKirkpatrick Fleming parish, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Date of birth31 May 1756
Place of deathSidmouth, Devon
Date of death31 August 1805
Dates and placesBurial:
Parish church of Sidmouth, Devon
OccupationPhysician
ActivityEducation:
Studied in Edinburgh; MD (Glasgow, after 1777)
Career:
Emigrated to Virginia and was in mercantile business (1771); practised in Liverpool (for 12 years); advocate of the abolition of the slave trade; published 'medical reports on the effect of water ... as a remedy for fever' (1797); moved to Bath, then to Sidmouth
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election20/12/1792
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA2958
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/001022Currie, James1838 or 1842
L&P/10/8Paper, 'Account of the remarkable effects of a shipwreck on the mariners' by James Currie1792
EC/1792/12Currie, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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