XXXVI. An account of some poisonous fish in the South Seas. In a letter to Sir John Pringle, Bart. P.R.S. from Mr. William Anderson, late surgeon's mate on board his Majesty's ship the Resolution, now surgeon of that ship

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  title={XXXVI. An account of some poisonous fish in the South Seas. In a letter to Sir John Pringle, Bart. P.R.S. from Mr. William Anderson, late surgeon's mate on board his Majesty's ship the Resolution, now surgeon of that ship},
  author={John Martin Douglas Pringle and William Anderfon},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={544 - 552}
}
Sir, In compliance with you request I have sent you the few notes which I had taken of the cases of some of our ship's company, who, on our late voyage to the South Sea, had experienced the bad effects of eating certain fish of a poisonous nature. I was, perhaps, less solicitous about remarking the minute circumstances attending their illness, as I then believed it was a disorder well known in the West Indies, having frequently heard of people being poisoned, as it is commonly expressed, by… 
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William Anderson, 1748-1778

  • J. Keevil
  • Medicine
    Annals of medical history
  • 1933