Lives of the fellows

James Veitch

b.1770 d.4 July 1856
MD Edin(1808) LRCP(1822)

James Veitch, M.D., was born in Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 24th June, 1808 (D.M.I. de Febre Flava). He entered the navy, and after a time became surgeon to the Royal Naval hospital at Plymouth. He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1822, when he settled in London. He died at his residence in Ovington-square, Brompton, 4th July, 1856, aged eighty-six, being then deputy inspector of hospitals and fleets.

Dr. Veitch was the author of—
A Letter on the Non-contagious Nature of the Yellow Fever. 8vo. Lond. 1818.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 251)

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