b.? d.30 December 1786
MD Aberd(1755) LRCP(1763)
William Grant, M.D.—A native of Scotland, and a doctor of medicine of Marischal college, Aberdeen, of 22nd September, 1755; was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1763. He practised for several years with considerable and well-deserved reputation in the city, and was physician to the Misericordia hospital, an institution for the cure of the venereal disease, situated in Great Alie-street, Goodman’s-fields. Dr. Grant died at Edinburgh 30th December, 1786. He was the author of—
An Inquiry into the Nature, Rise, and Progress of the Fevers most common in London. 8vo. Lond. 1771.
Observations on the Nature and Cures of Fevers. 8vo. Lond. 1772.
An Essay on the Pestilential Fever of Sydenham, commonly called the Jail, Hospital, Ship, and Camp Fever. 8vo. Lond. 1775.
A Short Account of the Epidemic Cough and Fever, in a Letter to Dr. de la Cour. 8vo. Lond. 1776.
Account of a Fever and Sorethroat in London in September, 1776. 8vo. Lond. 1777.
Observations on the Atrabilious Temperament and Gout. 8vo. Lond. 1779.
Observations on the Influenza of 1775 and 1782—the Febris Catarrhalis Epidemica of Hippocrates. 8vo. Lond. 1782.
(Volume II, page 256)
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