Documents and certificates

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Title

Documents and certificates

Description

This collection contains 32 documents from 1803–1829. They include certificates from Guy’s Hospital and St. Thomas Hospital in London where Harry attended practice of surgery, as well as courses in physiology and in the theory and practice of midwifery; a passport issued by Russian authorities to John Harry and his wife Sarah so they could enter Russia; a certificate from the Moscow Physico-Medical Society to John Harry; invitations to attend a supper at King William’s palace; a certificate making Dr. Harry Cavalier of Order of St. Anna; maps of Devonshire; and a map of the world, showing shipping routes and information for emigrants.

Source

Queen's University Archives, 2161, MF 366

Date

1804-1830s

Items in the Documents and certificates Collection

Certificate of attendance practice of surgery

Guy's Hospital. These are to certify that Mr. John Harry Hath diligintly attended the practice of Surgery as a pupil in This and St. Thomas Hospital for six Months…

Certificate of attendance courses in dissecting

Mr. John Harry hath likewise with great Care and Diligence attended to dissections and the making of preparations as a dissecting pupil during two of our courses. Witness our Hand this 6 Day of April 1803. Henry Cline, Ashley Cooper.

Certificate of attendance lectures on theory and practice of medicine

This is to certify that Mr. John Harry has diligently attended two Courses of Lectures on the Theory & Practice of Medicine, by which he hath had an Opportunity of being made acquainted with the Principles of that Science…

Certificate of attendance lectures on surgery

Theatre St. Thomas Hospital. These are to certify that Mr. John Harry hath diligently attended the Lectures on Surgery which I delivered at this Hospital in the Year 1802. Witness my Hand Ashley Cooper. London, May 6, 1803.

Certificate of attendance courses on theory and practice of midwifery

Midwifery. These are to certify that Mr. John Harry has diligently attended two Courses of my Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Midwifery and also attended and delivered in real Labours. Witness my hand and seal at London, this 3 day of May in…

Certificate of attendance courses on physiology

Theatre Guy's Hospital. These are to certify that Mr. John Harry has attended two Courses of mu Lectures on Physiology by which he has had an Opportunity of being acquainted with the Laws of the Animal Oeconomy and the Transition of the Body from the…

Passport issued by Russian authorities to John Harry
Passport # 196 issued by Imperial Russian government to John Harry permitting him to travel as a courier of the British Ambassador in Russia to the main headquarters of the King of Prussia and then to London. Same text in Russian and German…

Document permitting John Harry to travel from St. Petersburg to Palangen
Document (podorozhnaya) # 4257 issued to John Harry with the permission to travel from St. Petersburg to Palangen as a courier of the British Ambassador in St. Petersburg.

Passport issued to John Harry permitting travelling to King of Prussia
Passport issued by Granville Leveson Ljonier(?), councellor to British Ambassador in St. Petersburg, signed by Charles Stuart, Minister Plenipotentiary, to John Harry, to go as a courier to King of Prussia and from there to London with dispatches.

Passport permitting wife of John Harry to enter Russia
Passport # 294 issued St. Petersburg and signed by Graf N. Rumiantsev for wife of John Harry to enter Russia. In German with notes in Russian made by border service officers in Kronstadt.