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Lind, James (1716–1794), naval surgeon and physician

Michael Bartholomew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/16669

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Lind, James (1716–1794), naval surgeon and physician, was born in Edinburgh on 4 October 1716, the son of James Lind, a merchant, and his wife, Margaret Smelholme (Smellum), a member of an Edinburgh medical family. (He is not to be confused with his cousin ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Medicine and Health ; Naval Forces and Warfare ; Surgery

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