Lives of the fellows

James Black

b.1788 d.30 April 1867
MD Glasg(1820) LRCP(1823) FRCP(1860)

James Black, M.D., a native of Scotland and a doctor of medicine of Glasgow of 2nd May, 1820, was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1823; and a Fellow 1st February, 1860. He began life as a surgeon, was a licentiate of the Edinburgh college of surgeons of 1808, and then entered the royal navy. Retiring on half-pay, he practised as a physician at Manchester and at Bolton, and was physician to the Bolton infirmary and dispensary. Dr. Black eventually removed to Edinburgh, and died 30th April, 1867, aged seventy-nine.

He was the author of—
An Inquiry into the Capillary Circulation of the Blood and the intimate nature of Inflammation. 8vo. Lond. 1825.
A Comparative View of the Intimate Nature of Fever. 8vo. Lond. 1826.
A Manual of the Bowels, and their Treatment. 12mo. Lond.1840.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 277)

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