MD Rheims(1746) LRCP(1766)
Rowland Jackson, M.D., was born in Ireland, and graduated doctor of medicine at Rheims 16th August, 1746. He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1766 ; and then went to Calcutta, where he probably died in 1787 or 1788. He was the author of—
De Verâ Phlebotomiæ Theoriâ Sanguinis Circulationis Legibus innixâ Tentamen. 8vo. Lond. 1747.
A Physical Dissertation on Drowning, in which submersion is shewn to be a long time consistent with the continuance of life. 8vo. Lond. 1747.
A New Theory of the Oblate Spheroidical Figure of the Earth. 8vo. Lond. 1748.
(Volume II, page 276)
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