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Register of entry, chiefly 1778-1813, for pupils and dressers of physicians and surgeons at Guy's Hospital

Guy's Hospital entry of Physician and Surgeon's pupils and dressers, 1778-1813': manuscript volume containing list of fees for physicians and surgeons pupils depending on length of stay; list of dressers and pupils entered under Jos[eph]Warner, James Franck, William Lucas, Benjamin Stead, Babington, William Cooper, Astley Cooper, Thompson Forster, Richard Stocker, in the stewardship of Mr Thomas Callaway, May 1778-Sep 1804. Includes name, whether dresser or pupil, length of stay, date of payment of hospital certificates; date certificate granted, and name and place of surgeon under whom they served time (prior to attending Guy's); list of gentlemen entered as apprentice to the surgeons, of Mr Guy's Hospital, 1762, 1784-Jun 1813. Includes date when entered, name, age, length of apprenticeship, time expired, date when certificate granted, when certificate paid, and name and place of surgeon to whom apprenticed, or where educated. Also contains memoranda relating to the practice of the apothecary, who was forbidden to take any apprentice or pupil, 1725; and loose page, (damaged) 'Terms of [attending] St Thomas's Hospital' contains list of fees for dressers and pupils, terms of admission, and availability of tickets of admission to operations.(Volume is extremely fragile)

Treatise on the operations of surgery with a description and representation of the instruments used in performing them, to which is prefixed an introduction on the nature and treatment of wounds, abscesses and ulcers' by surgeon Samuel Sharp, [1739]

'Treatise on the operations of surgery with a description and representation of the instruments used in performing them, to which is prefixed an introduction on the nature and treatment of wounds, abscesses and ulcers. By Samuel Sharp, surgeon to Guy's Hospital.' Manuscript volume including dedication to William Cheselden, Surgeon to Chelsea Hospital; preface; contents page; thirty seven chapters on surgical procedures such as the suture of the tendons, the amputation of cancered and schorrous breast, bronchotomy, and amputation. Also contains illustrations of surgical instruments with explanation of their use and construction. 293pp Donated to the Wills Library by Dr G Newton Pitt, 5 May 1913.

Sharp, Samuel, [1700]-1778, surgeon

Volume of notes on navigation by Francis Harrison, [1757]

Manuscript folio volume by Francis Harrison, formerly a pupil of Christ's Hospital, entitled, 'The elements of navigation', comprising mathematical tables with problems, including trigonometry, estimation of distances, oblique sailing, reckoning of longitude, compass variation, astronomical observations. With tables, colour charts and illustrations of sailing vessels. 1 volume

Papers, 1757 and 1811-1814, on observations of comets

Papers relating to the observation of comets including sketch of the progress of a comet by P. Collinson, 1757; Pamphlet entitled, A philosophical and familiar essay on comets. .. and the present comet. .. and reflections on the probability of the dissolution of this world by a comet (London, 1811), by David Rivers, with annotations on the subject extracted from Gentleman's magazine and other journals, 1812; extracts on a paper by William Herschel, astronomer, entitled 'Observations of a comet with remarks on the construction of its different parts', that appeared in Monthly review, April, 1814. 1 file

FURNIVALL, Frederick James (1825-1910)

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Papers, 1841-1967, including: correspondence and papers relating to Furnivall's family, his inheritance and the family home, Great Fosters House, Egham, Surrey, 1865-1926; papers relating to Furnivall's university education, including notes of Professor Thomas Graham's lectures on chemistry and Professor Henry Malden's lectures on the Greek language, University College London, 1841-1842; personal accounts, invoices and receipts, 1863-1908; correspondence to and from friends and acquaintances, 1865-1910, including William Woodham Webb, Walter Brindley Slater, George Edward Cockayne, Thomas Arnold and Beatrice Harraden; Teena Rochfort-Smith. A Memoir , publication paying tribute to Furnivall's mistress, 1883; photographic images of Furnivall, 1876-[1910]; papers relating to the study of philology and the Philological Society, 1858-1909, notably letters and publications concerning the New English Dictionary , 1859-1909; journals, correspondence, lecture notes and printed material relating to the Working Men's College, education and social reform, 1842-1912; papers relating to the Early English Text Society, 1865-1910, notably letters from Walter William Skeat concerning the editing and publication of William Langland's Piers Plowman , 1866; correspondence, proofs, notes relating to the Chaucer Society, 1866-1900; papers relating to the Ballad Society, 1867-1875, principally correspondence and proofs concerning the publication of Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript , 1867-1868; correspondence and notes regarding the formation of the proposed Lydgate and Occleve Society, 1872; correspondence, publications and proofs relating to the New Shakspere Society, 1873-1886; articles and printed circulars relating to an acrimonious dispute with Algernon Swinburne, 1876-1881; notes of lectures on Shakespeare and Elizabethan literature given by Furnivall, John Llewellyn Davies, John Wesley Hales, George MacDonald and William Spalding, 1874-1876; papers relating to the Browning Society, 1881-1967, notably Woodburytype image of Robert Browning, 1881; Browning Society proceedings, entertainment programmes and papers, 1884-1892; two letters from Robert Browning, 1874-1888; letters from Alma Forman [Alma Murray] concerning the Browning Society's theatre productions, 1885-1888; correspondence relating to a lawsuit brought by Leonard Outram, 1886-1888; prospectus, reports, letters and newspaper cuttings relating to Shelley and the Shelley Society, 1886-1892; publications relating to Thomas James Wise's Ashley Library, 1887-1895; correspondence relating to fundraising for the Maurice Rowing Club, 1886-1887; correspondence and newspaper cuttings relating to the debate over the superiority of sculls over oars, 1886; letters, memoranda and bills of sales relating to the purchase and repair of boats and sculls, 1886-1889; photographic postcards of the Hammersmith Girls Sculling Club [later the Furnivall Sculling Club], 1907; leaflets, prospectuses and letters relating to other societies, 1870-1910; obituaries and memorials to Furnivall, 1910-1949; miscellaneous material including Genuine and Curious Memoirs of the Famous Captain Thurot by John Francis Durand. (London: J Burd & J Williams, 1760) and Pigot & Co's New Map of the Environs of London Extending 14 Miles round St Paul's in Every Direction , 1832.

Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910, scholar, editor and oarsman

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