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date: 19 August 2019

Duncan, Andrewlocked

(1773–1832)
  • G. T. Bettany
  • , revised by Brenda M. White

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Duncan, Andrew (1773–1832), physician and expert in forensic science, was born in Edinburgh on 10 August 1773, the eldest of the twelve children born to Andrew Duncan (1744–1828), professor of the institutes of medicine, and his wife, Mary Knox. He was the only child to follow his father into the medical profession, and shared many interests with him; the elder ...

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University of Edinburgh Library, special collections division
R. Chambers, ed., (1832–5) [1st edn; many edns to 1875]