Untitled Prescription from Mr. Cartwright to Mrs. Hughes Esher

[ Untitled Prescription from Mr. Cartwright to Mrs. Hughes Esher ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Contributor Role
Author
Contributor Name
Mr. Cartwright

Date: 1818/10/27

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Places
Halifax
Nova Scotia
Middlesex
England

Source: Manuscript Notebook of Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: MacDonald Family Fonds | Reference: MG 1 No. 1 / Microfilm Reel 10,618

Description

An untitled Latin prescription for Mrs. Hughes Esher.


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Transcription

Rx   

[untranscribed Latin]

Mr Cartright operating Surgeon
to the Middlesex hospital
For Mrs Hughes Esher          Octbr: 27: 1818 
 

Annotations
Mr Cartright
Sir Erasmus Wilson’s The History of the Middlesex Hospital During the First Century of Its Existence notes that in 1806 a Mr. Cartwright was elected assistant operating surgeon of the hospital. Later in his residency, he opened a venereal disease ward.