b.? d.10 November 1737
AM Oxon(1691) AM(1693) LRCP(1731)
Samuel Dwight, A.M., was a son of John Dwight, gent., of Wigan, and was for a short time at St. Peter’s, Westminster, where he was admitted in 1686. Removing thence, however, in 1687, to Oxford, he was admitted a commoner of Christ church, and as a mem ber of that house proceeded A.B. 23rd May, 1691; A.M. 14th February, 1693. He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1731. He practised at Fulham and died there 10th November, 1737. According to the "Gentleman’s Magazine," vol. vii, " he was the first that found out the secret to colour earthenware like china." He was the author of—
De Vomitione et Purgatione, eorumque excessu curando, necnon de Emeticis Medicamentis, de Catharticis, de Variolis et Morbillis. 8vo. Lond. 1722.
De Hydropibus. 8vo. Lond. 1725.
De Febribus Symptomaticis. 8vo. Lond. 1731.
(Volume II, page 117)
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