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Authorised form of nameRussell; Patrick (1727 - 1805)
SurnameRussell
ForenamesPatrick
Dates1727 - 1805
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Edinburgh, Scotland (06 February 1727)
Death:
London (02 July 1805)
ActivityEducation:
MD (Edinburgh)
Career:
Joined his half brother Alexander in Aleppo (1750); succeeded Alexander as Physician to the English factory, Aleppo (1753); practised medicine in London (from 1772); naturalist to the HEIC in the Carnatic (between around 1781 and 1789)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
27/11/1777
RelationshipsSon of John Russell by his third wife; half brother of Alexander Russell FRS (1756), and of William Russell FRS (1777)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Raymond Phineas Stearns, 'Fellows of the Royal Society in North Africa and the Levant, 1662-1800' in NR 1954-55 vol 11 pp 75-90
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 1. 1731-1847' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 307-332
Royal Society codeNA3052
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1777/15Russell, Patrick: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/3/425Letter, 'An earthquake at Aleppo' from Patrick Russell to Alexander Russell2 December 1759
L&P/5/31Letter, 'Inoculation in Arabia' from Patrick Russell to Alexander Russell5 May 1768
L&P/9/162Letter, 'An account of the Tabasheer' from Patrick Russell to Joseph Banks26 November 1788
L&P/12/68Paper, 'Observations on the orifaces found in certain poisonous snakes; some further remarks' by Patrick Russell and Everard Home1803
L&P/12/78Paper, 'Account of the voluntary expansion of the skin of the neck in the Cobra di Capella' by Patrick Russell and Everard Home1804
L&P/12/68/1Paper, 'Observations on the orifaces found in certain poisonous snakes; some further remarks' by Patrick Russell and Everard Home1803
L&P/12/78/1Paper, 'Account of the voluntary expansion of the skin of the neck in the Cobra di Capella' by Patrick Russell and Everard Home1803
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