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Quakers in natural history & medicine in Ireland & Britain / [edited for the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin by E. Charles Nelson].

Nelson, E. Charles.
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Dublin : National Botanic Gardens, 1996.

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ii, 61 pages : illustrations, portrait, facsimiles ; 26 cm.


Proceedings of a symposium held at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin on Saturday, 11 June 1994, under the aegis of the Historical Committee of the Religious Society of Friends in Ireland, the Section on the History of Medicine of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland, and the Society for the History of Natural History
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Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Waterstones 22501658550


Quakers in Irish natural history and medicine / Maurice J. Wigham -- Dr. John Rutty of Melksham, Wiltshire / Harold Fassnidge -- Dr. John Rutty in Dublin / Christopher Moriarty -- John Eustace and his times / H. Jocelyn Eustace -- Joseph Barcroft of Newry / C.S. Breathnach -- The Backhouses and their scientific pursuits / Peter Davis -- The juvenile correspondence of William Henry Harvey / E. Charles Nelson.

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