Lives of the fellows

Rowland Jackson

b.? d.c.1787
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.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 276)

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