Dunglison, Robley, 1798-1869

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Birth 1798-01-04
Death 1869-04-01

Biographical notes:

Robert "King" Carter (1663-1732) was a colonial official and great landholder (300,000 acres). His sons were Robert Carter (1704-1731) and Landon Carter (1710-1778) of "Sabine Hall." Grandsons of Robert Carter included Robert "Councillor" Carter (1728-1804) of "Nomini" and Robert Wormeley Carter (1734-1797).

From the guide to the Carter Family Papers, 1667-1862., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary)

Professor and dean of the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia.

From the description of Papers, 1852-1859, Philadelphia. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35059917

Jefferson's physician, professor of medicine, medical author.

From the description of Miss Florence Hazard Extracted from private memoranda [manuscript], 1854. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647826931

American medical writer and teacher.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Charlottesville, Va.], to Benjamin Randolph, 1831 Jul. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270744114


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