Adams, Joseph, M.D.
Adams, Joseph, M.D.(1756–1818), was the son of an apothecary in Basinghall Street. After attending Hunter's lectures at St. Bartholomew's, he began business as an apothecary; but in 1796 obtained the M.D. degree from Aberdeen and settled at Madeira as a physician. In 1805, after a successful career, he was elected physician to the Small-pox Hospital. He was for some years editor of the ‘Medical and Physical Journal.’ He was admitted a licentiate of the ...