Catalogue description Medical journal of the convict ship Marquis of Hastings for 2 July 1825 to 9 January...

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Medical journal of the convict ship Marquis of Hastings for 2 July 1825 to 9 January 1826, which sailed to New South Wales, by G.S. Rutherford, surgeon and superintendent.

Folios 1-2: John Bullock, aged 23; disease or hurt, ulcer on underside of the right tibia in a foul state. Taken ill, 16 August 1825 at Spithead. Discharged on 9 September 1825 cured.

Folio 2: John Chillingworth, aged 58; disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Taken ill, 17 August 1825 at Spithead. Discharged 24 August 1825 to duty.

Folio 2: Richard Gurnet, soldier, aged 19; disease or hurt, febris intermittens. Taken ill, 14 August 1825 at Spithead. Discharged 24 August 1825 to duty.

Folio 2: Joseph Henry, aged 29; disease or hurt, hernia humorrhalis. Taken ill, 24 August 1825 at Spithead. 31 August 1825 continues better.

Folio 3: John Boon, aged 19; disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Taken ill, 24 August 1825 at Spithead. Discharged 31 August 1825 cured.

Folios 3-4: Joseph Stammers, aged 29; disease or hurt, enteritis. Taken ill, 30 August 1825 at sea. Discharged 12 September 1825 cured.

Folio 4: Samuel Porter, aged 25; disease or hurt, catarrh. Taken ill, 15 September 1825 at sea. Discharged 3 October 1825 cured.

Folios 4-5: Charles Pulham, aged 28; disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Taken ill, 19 September 1825 at sea. Discharged 24 September 1825 cured.

Folio 5: William Billet, aged 20; disease or hurt, ophthalmia. Taken ill, 22 September 1825 at sea. Discharged 25 September 1825 cured.

Folio 5: William Maltman, aged 20; disease or hurt, pneumonia. Taken ill, 23 September 1825 at sea. Discharged 4 October 1825 cured.

Folio 6: Charles Clifford, aged 20; disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Taken ill, 7 October 1825 at sea. Discharged 3 October 1825 cured.

Folios 6-7: Philip Gould, aged 15; disease or hurt, hepatitis. Taken ill, 8 October 1825 at sea. Discharged 1 November 1825 cured.

Folio 7: William Burgen, aged 21; disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Taken ill, 7 October 1825 at sea. Discharged 13 October 1825 cured.

Folios 7-8: Joseph Manning, aged 19; disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Taken ill, 10 October 1825 at sea. Discharged 16 October 1825 cured.

Folio 8: William Lawrence, aged 23; disease or hurt, debility. Taken ill, 15 October 1825 at sea. Discharged 4 November 1825 cured.

Folio 8: William Brooks, aged 25; disease or hurt, pneumonia. Taken ill, 21 October 1825 at Rio De Janiero. Discharged 27 October 1825 cured.

Folios 8-9: John Turpin, aged 21; disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Taken ill, 1 November 1825 at Rio De Janiero. Discharged 5 November 1825 cured.

Folio 9: James Barret, aged 30; disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Taken ill, 1 November 1825 at Rio De Janiero. Discharged 6 November 1825 cured.

Folios 9-10: Daniel [Donahos?], aged 28; disease or hurt, catarrh. Taken ill, 22 October 1825 at Rio De Janiero. Discharged 12 November 1825 cured.

Folio 10: Philip Gould, aged 15; disease or hurt, hepatitis chronicus. Taken ill, 9 November 1825 at sea. Discharged 28 November 1825 cured.

Folios 10-11: John Chillingworth, aged 60; disease or hurt, debility. Taken ill, 25 November 1825 at sea. Discharged 26 December 1825 relieved.

Folios 11-12: William Brooks, aged 25; disease or hurt, rheumatismus. Taken ill, 1 December 1825 at sea. Discharged 18 December 1825 cured.

Folio 12: Anthony West, aged 25; disease or hurt, rheumatismus. Taken ill, 9 December 1825 at sea. Discharged 17 December 1825 cured.

Folios 12-14: William Cutts, aged 48; disease or hurt, pneumonia. Taken ill, 19 December 1825 at sea. Discharged 8 January 1826 cured.

Folios 14-15: Formula of medicines mentioned in the above practice.

Folio 16: Blank. Folio 17: numerical abstract of the medical cases mentioned in the journal.

Folios 17-18: Surgeon's general remarks. Few cases of acute diseases during voyage is due to the favourable season of the year on sailing

Date: 1825-1826
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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