By A. D. Morris (auth.), F. Clifford Rose (eds.)

Dr. A. D. Morris had an extended curiosity in, and nice familiarity with, the lifestyles and instances of James Parkinson (1755-1824). He used to be an avid collector of fabric concerning Parkinson, a few of which he communicated to medi· cal and ancient teams, and which he additionally integrated into publica· tions, particularly his admirable paintings, The Hoxton Madhouses. while Dr. Morris died, in 1980, he left at the back of a wide typescript dedicated to Parkinson's lifestyles. It was once single·minded in its commitment to fundamental texts, quoting liberally from the total variety of Parkinson's writings. This was once quite beneficial considering such a lot of of Parkinson's guides have been tracts, pamphlets, or occasional items that are now very scarce. a replica of the full manuscript has been deposited within the Library of the good· come Institute for the background of drugs in London, the place it can be consulted. The size of the manuscript made booklet of the total most unlikely, specifically because it might have needed to comprise the facsimile copy of Morris's The Hoxton Madhouses.

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The result was a foregone conclusion; Margarot, Gerrald, and Skirving each received a sentence of 14 years transportation. Protests were again raised in the Lords and Commons asking for a revision of the savage sentences, but to no avail. Misfortune was now descending upon the London Corresponding Soci· ety. Pitt, in common with the nation at large, believed that the country was in imminent danger from within. The press was blamed for sowing sedi· tion and so were dissenting ministers, but the Government thought that the greatest danger lay in the reform societies.

K. Parkinson: On the treatment of Infectious or Typhoid Fever (Parkinson, 1824). Parkinson was a member of the Medical Society of London (from 1787); the Medico·Chirurgical Society of London (his name appeared in the first list of members published in 1812); and the Hunterian Society, of which he was a founding member (1819). He was an early member of the Society for the Relief of Widows and Orphans of Medical Men, founded in 1788. He joined the Association of Apothecaries and Surgeon Apothecaries of England and Wales.

The mob broke into the Tuileries on August 10, 1792, and King Louis XVI was imprisoned. The Paris Commune, instigated by the Jacob in party, whose aim was a republic, had triumphed. A National Convention proclaimed that royalty and aristocracy were abolished and the populace demanded that the nobles be sent to the guillotine. By September 1792, the massacre of the aristocracy had commenced, the people of England were horror-stricken, and the feelings of sympathisers were soon turned to revulsion.

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