Liston, Robert, 1794-1847

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Scottish surgeon.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Edinburgh], to "Dear Nasmyth", 1816 Aug. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590577

Robert Liston was a Scottish surgeon and son of the Scottish minister and inventor Henry Liston. Liston received his education at the University of Edinburgh.

From the description of Prescription by Robert Liston, 1827, March 13. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 713915666

Epithet: Ambassador to Turkey; GCB 1816

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Epithet: GCB, diplomatist

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Epithet: Envoy to Turkey

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Epithet: GCB 1816; Ambassador to Turkey

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Epithet: Diplomatist

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Epithet: Ambassador to Madrid (1783-1788) and to Constantinople (1793-1796)

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creatorOf Liston, Robert, 1794-1847. Memoir on the formation and connexions of the crural arch., 1847. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn United States Sanitary Commission records. Army and Navy Claim Agency archives, 1861-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn ORIGINAL letters to John Stuart, Earl and Marquis of Bute, Ambassador to Spain, from English Ministers abroad; 21 April, 1795-16 Oct. 1796. The names of the writers are given in the Index. Paper; ff. 232. Harrowby sale-cat., lot 46. Folio.Hon Robert ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXIV (ff. 298). 17 July 1814-Dec. 1816.includes:ff. 1, 6, 23, 67, 68, 117, 135, 170 Francesco Statella, Principe di Cassaro; majordomo of the King of Naples: Letters to Sir W. A'Court: 1814-1820.: Ital.f. 2 Giuseppe Burgio, Duca di Villafior... British Library
referencedIn (XXI. ff. 377). 16 June-31 Oct. 1781.includes:ff. 1, 68, 94, 97, 142, 155, 196 Sir Robert Ainslie, Ambassador to Turkey: Correspondence with Sir R. M. Keith: 1776-1792. ff. 3, 291 Alleyne Fitz-Herbert, Baron St Helens (1791); English Minister at Bru... British Library
creatorOf Liston, Robert, 1794-1847. Prescription by Robert Liston, 1827, March 13. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn (IX. ff. 295). Oct. 1776-Apr. 1777.includes:f. 1 Anthony Hayes, Chargé d'affaires at Constantinople and Consul at Smyrna: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1776. ff. 3, 10, 33, 46, 51, 71, 108, 131, 142, 168, 196, 217, 218, 231, 242, 255, 258, 275, 289 He... British Library
referencedIn (XXV. ff. 290). 1 Nov. 1782-15 Feb. 1783.includes:ff. 1, 63, 123, 159, 218, 248 Sir John Stepney, 7th Baronet; Envoy at Dresden and Berlin: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1776-1784. f. 3 Henry Howard, of Corby Castle, Carlisle: Letters to Sir R. M. Kei... British Library
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1805-1844. Houghton Library.
referencedIn (XXIX. ff. 351). Jan.-May, 1784.includes:f. 1b James Everard Arundell, Baron: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1784. ff.1, 214 Archibald Gibsone, Agent at Dantzic: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1775-1789. f. 3 Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland: Letter ... British Library
referencedIn Yandell family. Yandell family added papers, 1837-1919. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Newell, L. J. [Liston's bone cutting forceps, straight realia : 76.3.67 / Designed by Robert Liston.]. Wright State University, Paul Laurence Dunbar Medical Collection
referencedIn (XXXVII. ff. 314). Aug.-Dec. 1787.includes:ff. 1, 123, 149, 216, 269, 306 Francis Godolphin Osborne, Marquess of Carmarthen; 5th Duke of Leeds: Correspondence with Sir R. M. Keith: 1780-1791. f. 5 Armand Marc de Montmorin, Comte; successively French... British Library
referencedIn (XXIII. ff. 311). 17 Mar.-30 June, 1782.includes:f. 1 Andrew Staley: Letter to Sir R. M. Keith: 1782. ff. 2, 11, 19, 40, 57, 71, 120, 124, 133, 154, 185, 196, 206, 220, 226, 233, 243, 259, 273, 288, 307 William Fraser, Under Secretary of State: Lett... British Library
referencedIn (XXIV. ff. 302). July-Oct. 1782.includes:ff. 1, 8, 18, 31, 44, 63, 69, 75, 86, 92, 96, 105, 123, 140, 142, 148, 156, 175, 198, 229, 252, 261, 271, 279, 285, 299 William Fraser, Under Secretary of State: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1774-1789. ff. 3, ... British Library
creatorOf Liston, Robert, 1794-1847. Letter. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Vol.XXXVI(ff.328). 18 Sept. -27 Oct. 1813.includes:ff. 1, 3, 7-10b, 83 Charles William Vane, Baron Stewart; formerly Stewart; 3rd Marquess of Londonderry: Correspondence with Lord Aberdeen: 1813-1854.ff. 5, 98, 111 Alexander Horn, alias 'Maurus';... British Library
creatorOf Liston, Robert, 1794-1847,. [Liston's bone cutting forceps [realia] : 1958 / designed by Robert Liston.]. Cleveland Health Sciences Library, Allen and Health Center
referencedIn (XXVII. 9. 286). 1 June-11 Sept. 1783.includes:f. 1 David Louis Constant de Rebecque, Lieutenant -General, Baron de Constant de Rebecque: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1783-1784. ff. 3, 9, 29, 44, 56, 81, 102, 118, 131, 141, 152, 172, 177, 192, 221, 2... British Library
referencedIn (VIII. ff. 348). Jan.-Sept. 1776.includes:ff. 1, 30 Anne Prevost [de Bessinge], widow of General Augustine Prevost: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1776.: Fr. ff. 2, 221, 304 David Murray, 2nd Earl of Mansfield: Correspondence, as envoy at Paris and Sec... British Library
referencedIn (XXVIII. ff. 296). 12 Sept.-31 Dec. 1783.includes:f. 1 Colonel James Seton: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1783, 1784. ff. 3, 47, 160 Nathaniel Green, Consul at Trieste and (1787) at Nice: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1775 -1790. ff. 5, 11, 21, 49, 62... British Library
referencedIn (XXVI. ff. 300). 17 Feb.-31 May, 1783.William Fraser, Under Secretary of State: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1774-1789.includes:f. 1 General Louis Anthonie Cock van Oyen: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1782-1783.: Fr. ff. 2, 98, 170 Andrew Berkeley Drum... British Library
referencedIn OFFICIAL copies of dispatches between William Wyndham Grenville, Baron Grenville, Secretary of State, and various English Ministers abroad, chiefly William Edeu, 1st Baron Auckland, Ambassador at the Hague, and Sir Morton Eden (cr. Baron Henley in 17... British Library
referencedIn Vol. L (ff. 292). Oct.-16 Dec. 1803.Francis Drake, Minister at Genoa and Munich: Despatches,: 1803, 1804.: partly in cypher, decyphered and sympathetic ink.Cyphers: Various British and foreign diplomatists: 1800-1804.includes:ff. 1, 247 Francis Drake... British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXXVII (ff. 349). 18 Apr.-19 May, 1817.includes:f. 1 Hon Basil Cochrane: Memorandum: 1817. f. 2 Charles Brudenell-Bruce, 1st Marquess of Ailesbury: Correspondence with the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1817-1820. f. 3 Silas Neville, of Norwich: Lette... British Library
referencedIn (XVI. ff. 309). Jan.-May, 1780.includes:ff. 1, 135, 137, 286 Sir Robert Ainslie, Ambassador to Turkey: Correspondence with Sir R. M. Keith: 1776-1792. ff. 3, 84, 197 Lieutenant-Colonel Curd Einsiedel: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1779-1787: Fr. f. 5... British Library
creatorOf Liston, Robert, 1794-1847. Autograph letter signed : [Edinburgh], to "Dear Nasmyth", 1816 Aug. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn LETTER-BOOK, Containing copies of letters of Louis Dutens and Robert Liston, Chargés-d'affaires at Turin in the absence of Lord Mountstuart, to the Secretaries of State; 19 July, 1780-22 Mar. 1783. At f. 107 is a project for a treaty of commerce betw... British Library
referencedIn OFFICIAL and private letters to Lord Mountstuart, as Ambassador to Spain; 28 Jan. 1783-15 Dec. 1784. Lord Mountstuart was appointed Ambassador 12 March, 1783, and on 1 Jan. 1784 was succeeded by Lord Chesterfield. From the letters here of Robert List... British Library
referencedIn LIVERPOOL PAPERS. Vol. CCVI (ff. 172). Letters, chiefly addressed [by Francis Godolphin-Osborne, Marquis of Carmarthen, Secretary of State], Sept.-Nov. 1786, to the British Ministers at Madrid (ff. 1-18), St. Petersburg (ff. 19-91), and Lisbon (ff. 9... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXVII (ff. 331). 28 Oct. -9 Dec. 1813.includes:ff. 2-300 passim Prince Clemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar von Metternich-Winneburg,; alias Metternich; Austrian statesman: Correspondence with Lord Aberdeen: 1813-1852.: Engl. and Fr.: copies.f. 15 ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XLIX (ff. 278). Oct. 1802-Sept. 1803.Cyphers: Various British and foreign diplomatists: 1800-1804.includes:f. 1 Count Ludwig Starhemberg,; Austrian Ambassador to England: Letter to Count Waldstein: 1802.: Fr.: Copy. ff. 1, 84, 179-267 passim F... British Library
referencedIn LETTERS to [John Stuart,] Lord Mount-Stuart, afterw. 1st Marquis of Bute (b. 1744, d. 1814), as Envoy to Turin, from British ambassadors, etc.; 18 Oct. 1779-24 Dec. 1783. The collection consists largely of personal and unofficial letters, but include... British Library
referencedIn (XXII. ff. 325). 1 Nov. 1781-16 Mar. 1782.includes:ff. 1, 23, 34, 65, 86, 107, 156, 292, 306 James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1772-1788. ff. 3, 6, 11, 13 James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury: Letters to Lord Stormont... British Library
creatorOf Liston, Robert, 1794-1847,. [Liston's bone cutting forceps, projecting edge [realia] : 548 / designed by Robert Liston.]. Cleveland Health Sciences Library, Allen and Health Center
referencedIn Vol. CXI (ff. 299). Mar.-13 Nov. 1825.George IV of England: Correspondence and papers of the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1820-1827.includes:f. 1 James Graham, Marquis of Graham; 3rd Duke of Montrose (1790): Letters to Lord Melville: 1825. f. 2 Sir Archib... British Library
referencedIn (XV. ff. 373). July-Dec. 1779.includes:ff. 1, 158 Sir Robert Ainslie, Ambassador to Turkey: Correspondence with Sir R. M. Keith: 1776-1792. ff. 3, 89, 127, 162, 247 John Boyd, son of Sir John Boyd, Baronet: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1773-1790. f.... British Library
referencedIn (XIV. ff. 302). Mar.-June, 1779.includes:ff. 1, 94, 214, 276 Thomas Thynne, 3rd Viscount Weymouth; 1st Marquess of Bath: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1777-1779. ff. 2, 37, 51, 66, 103, 119, 205, 222, 252, 266, 289 Miss Frances M-Murray: Letters to S... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXI (ff. 375). Sept.-Nov. 1786.includes:f. 1 Admiral Philip Affleck, glass manufacturer: Letters to the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1786-1788. ff. 2, 66 James Macpherson, Translator of Ossian, afterwards Agent for the Nawab of Arcot, and MP for Ca... British Library
referencedIn (XXXIII. ff. 335). 19 July-Dec. 1785.includes:ff. 1, 6, 21, 63, 75, 270 James Cruden: Letters to Sir R. M Keith: 1785. ff. 8, 39, 100 Marianne Pergen: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1784-1789. ff. 10, 70 Lord John Murray: Letters to Sir R. M. Keith: 1... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXVIII (ff. 357). 10 Dec. 1813-11 Feb. 1814.includes:ff. 19-29b, 40,109, 183-196b, 277-287b, 294-298 Joachim Murat of Naples and Sicily; Caroline: Papers rel. to Allied negotiations with: 1813, 1814.: Engl. and Fr. copies.f. 21 Count Adam A... British Library
referencedIn (XII. ff. 276). May-Aug. 1778.includes:ff. 1, 32, 34, 99, 121, 123, 131, 144, 216, 244 Henry Howard, 12th Earl of Suffolk: Correspondence with Sir R. M. Keith: 1772-1779. ff. 3, 35, 80, 89, 135, 144, 145, 160, 167, 168, 209, 217, 226, 246, 266 Willi... British Library
referencedIn Vol. I.Empire of Turkey: Journal of Sir R.Wilson in Turkey: 1812.Alexander I of Russia: Journals of Sir R. Wilson, with the Russian armies in Prussia and Germany: 1806, 1807, 1812-1814.Frederick William III of Prussia: Journals of Sir R. Wilson, with... British Library
referencedIn (XLII.ff.340). May,1791-Aug. 1792.Sir Robert Ainslie, Ambassador to Turkey: Correspondence with Sir R. M. Keith: 1776-1792.includes:ff. 1, 29, 92, 102, 152, 160, 178, 186, 193, 199, 200, 202, 210, 232, 236, 241, 244, 255, 261, 267, 284, 292, 295, 296... British Library
creatorOf Liston, Robert, 1794-1847,. [Liston's bone forceps, curved on the flat realia : 76.3.41 / Designed by Robert Liston.]. Wright State University, Paul Laurence Dunbar Medical Collection
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associatedWith Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845 person
associatedWith Lewis, Samuel, 1813-1890. person
associatedWith Los Angeles County Medical Association, corporateBody
associatedWith Nasmyth, Alexander, , 1758-1840, person
associatedWith United States Sanitary Commission corporateBody
associatedWith Yandell family. family
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Birth 1794-10-28

Death 1847-12-07

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