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Hull, Johnlocked

  • G. S. Boulger
  • , revised by Michael Bevan


Hull, John (1764–1843), physician and botanist, was born at Poulton, Lancashire, and was possibly a kinsman of Richard Hull, a Lancashire surgeon. In May 1792 he graduated as MD at Leiden, his dissertation being 'De catharticis'. He settled in Manchester, where he practised especially as an accoucheur, and became physician to the lying-in hospital. Between 1798 and 1801 he published several papers in defence of the caesarean operation, including ...

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