b.? d.2 July 1822
MD Edin(1798) LRCP(1804)
John Reid, M.D., was born at Leicester, and received the early part of his general education under the Rev. Mr. Holland, of Bolton, co. Lancaster, after which he spent five years at the Dissenters’ college at Hackney. Applying himself then to medicine, and acting on the advice of his friend, Dr. Pulteney of Blandford, he proceeded to Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 12th September, 1798 (D.M.I. de Mania). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1804, and died at his house in Grenville-street, Brunswick-square, on the 2nd July, 1822.
We have from his pen—
An Account of the Savage Youth of Avignon. Translated from the French. 12mo. Lond. 1801.
A Treatise on the Origin, Progress, and Treatment of Consumption. 8vo. Lond. 1806.
Essays on Hypochondriasis and other Nervous Affections. 8vo. Lond. 1821.
(Volume III, page 14)
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