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Atkinson, James (1759-1839), surgeon and bibliographer

Henry Richard Tedder and Michael Bevan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/846

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Atkinson, James (1759-1839), surgeon and bibliographer, the son of a medical practitioner and friend of Laurence Sterne, received his medical education as a pupil of Henry Cline of St Thomas's Hospital, London, and attended the lectures of Thomas Denman, physician-accoucheur to the Middlesex Hospital. A Roman Catholic, by 1782 he ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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