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Stuart, Alexanderlocked

(1673?–1742)
  • Anita Guerrini

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Stuart, Alexander (1673?–1742), physician and natural philosopher, was probably born in the north-east of Scotland, possibly in Aberdeen. Practically nothing is known of his early life. One of his name graduated MA from Marischal College, Aberdeen, in 1691. By 1698 he was practising as a surgeon–apothecary, although where is not known. In 1701 he followed the path of many other Scots surgeons and signed on as a ship's surgeon. He was on the trader ...

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W. Munk, , 2 vols. (1861) 2nd edn, 3 vols. (1878)
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