Manuscripts and Archives of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Joseph Horn treatise on urine and astrology Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS 2/175

Dates

  • 1701 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 volume (Whole)
    76 pages

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Notes

  • Physical Location

    Small collections

  • Biographical / Historical

    Joseph Horn was an eighteenth century tailor and outfitter in Pudsey, England.

  • Scope and Contents

    Student treatise on urine, citing classical authorities, including Galen and Hippocrates. Several spelling corrections in different hand. Treatise describes conditions of urine, particularly color and sediment, with reference to specific diseases and relationship of planets to illness and recovery. The name "Joseph Horn" and supposed date of treatise inscribed on back board of volume.

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