John Obadiah Justamond

John Obadiah Justamond (1737–1786) was an Anglo-French surgeon and writer.wikipedia
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Matthew Maty

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His connection to the Museum was as son-in-law to Matthew Maty: he had married Maty's daughter Elizabeth.
He was twice married: first to Elizabeth Boisragon, by whom he had a son Paul Henry Maty, and three daughters, of whom Louisa (died 1809) married Rogers (1732–1795), only son of John Jortin, and Elizabeth married John Obadiah Justamond, F.R.S., surgeon of Westminster Hospital, and translator of Abbé Raynal's ‘History of the East and West Indies,’ and secondly to Mary Deners.

Huguenots

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Justamond was a Huguenot, and acted as surgeon to Westminster Hospital from 1770, having begun at the Middlesex Hospital in 1754 as a surgical pupil.

Westminster Hospital

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Justamond was a Huguenot, and acted as surgeon to Westminster Hospital from 1770, having begun at the Middlesex Hospital in 1754 as a surgical pupil.

Middlesex Hospital

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Justamond was a Huguenot, and acted as surgeon to Westminster Hospital from 1770, having begun at the Middlesex Hospital in 1754 as a surgical pupil.

Dragoon Guards

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Justamond also acted as surgeon to the 2nd Regiment of the Dragoon Guards.

British Museum

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Justamond was also employed by the British Museum as a deputy keeper, a locum for Daniel Solander.

Daniel Solander

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Justamond was also employed by the British Museum as a deputy keeper, a locum for Daniel Solander.

Edward Whitaker Gray

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Shortly after Maty died he fell into debt, and lost his museum position of Assistant Librarian in 1778, being replaced by Edward Whitaker Gray.

William Bromfeild

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Notes on chirurgical cases, and observations (1773) was an anonymous attack on William Bromfield and his Chirurgical Cases and Observations of the same year.

Arsenic

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His cancer cures and case notes, including use of arsenic internally and externally, passed into the literature.

Fleetwood Churchill

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Fleetwood Churchill notes other remedies of his for uterine cancer.

Uterine cancer

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Fleetwood Churchill notes other remedies of his for uterine cancer.

Thomas Spencer Wells

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Thomas Spencer Wells wrote in 1860 that Justamond had anticipated cancer cures then recently in fashion in London.

Joan Gideon Loten

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Justamond had an assistant on it, as reported by Joan Gideon Loten; and the assistant has tentatively been identified as the father of John Gideon Millingen, Michiel Van Millingen.

John G. Millingen

Justamond had an assistant on it, as reported by Joan Gideon Loten; and the assistant has tentatively been identified as the father of John Gideon Millingen, Michiel Van Millingen.

The Critical Review

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It was quite widely noticed, with The Critical Review and Monthly Review approving of Justamond's work, while the Edinburgh Magazine and Review found it insipid and scolded the author.

Monthly Review (London)

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It was quite widely noticed, with The Critical Review and Monthly Review approving of Justamond's work, while the Edinburgh Magazine and Review found it insipid and scolded the author.

Edinburgh Magazine and Review

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It was quite widely noticed, with The Critical Review and Monthly Review approving of Justamond's work, while the Edinburgh Magazine and Review found it insipid and scolded the author.

American Revolution

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The book was topical, in the year of the American Revolution, because Raynal commented on the grievances of the American colonists that were being raised against the British government.

James Humphreys (printer)

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In 1775 the Philadelphia printer James Humphreys had printed translated extracts from Raynal's work as the pamphlet The Sentiments of a Foreigner, on the Disputes of Great-Britain with America.

Pennsylvania

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The coverage of the American colonies was eulogistic about Pennsylvania, less so in the cases of New England and Virginia.

New England

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The coverage of the American colonies was eulogistic about Pennsylvania, less so in the cases of New England and Virginia.

Colony of Virginia

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The coverage of the American colonies was eulogistic about Pennsylvania, less so in the cases of New England and Virginia.