Lives of the fellows

John Clephane

b.? d.11 October 1758
MD St Andrews(1729) LRCP(1752) FRS(1749)

John Clephane, M.D. — A doctor of medicine of St. Andrew’s, of 29th May, 1729, who had served as physician to the army in the Low Countries, was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1752. He was appointed physician to St. George’s hospital, 8th May, 1751. He was admitted a fellow of the Royal Society 4th May, 1749, and died 11th October, 1758. Dr. Clephane is remembered as the intimate friend and correspondent of David Hume the historian.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 180)

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