Medicine chest of [John Boswell]

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Title

Medicine chest of [John Boswell]

Description

A label on this medicine chest states: ' Dr John Boswell medicine chest. He was my great grandfather, W Roxburgh, 1877.' William Roxburgh (1751-1815) was a Scottish surgeon and botanist. It has been said that he lived for a time during his early career with the family of Dr John Boswell. Perhaps William Roxburgh (1751-1815) is the father of this W Roxburgh of 1877.

Date

18th century

Archive Reference

OBJ/OBJ/3/1

Citation

“Medicine chest of [John Boswell],” RCPE Artefacts, accessed September 18, 2019, http://artefacts.rcpe.ac.uk/items/show/47.