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ENGLAND, Samuel (18th century)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0113 MS-ENGLS
Held at: Royal College of Physicians
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Full title: ENGLAND, Samuel (18th century)
Date(s): 1703-1733
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): England | Samuel | 18th century | apothecary


Administrative/Biographical history:

Samuel England was an apothecary who flourished in the middle of the eighteenth century. It appears he was an apprentice in the 1730s, referring in his notebooks of 1730-33 to his master, and to doctors by the names of Talbot, Dunning, and Bere. It is thought that Samuel England came from the West Country of England, either Devon, Dorset, or Somerset.


Scope and content/abstract:

Two notebooks with clinical details and descriptions of numerous cases, 1730-33

Access & Use

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Conditions governing reproduction:

All requests should be referred to the Archivist

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased from Viner & Hart Booksellers Ltd., October 1971

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Source: College correspondence relating to the acquisition of Samuel England's notebooks.
Compiled by Katharine Williams

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
March 2003

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