Private papers and reports

Dublin Core

Title

Private papers and reports

Description

The collection contains 15 miscellaneous documents: the dissertation on dysentery defended at Leiden University in 1788 by Joannes Harry, the father of Dr. John Harry; medical receipts; notes from the Count Lieven requesting Harry’s company at dinner; a description of Russian military hospitals between Moscow and Nerchinsk that were inspected by Harry; Harry’s diary of his journey to Peking in 1805-1806; fragments describing the Khalkha Mongols; and a description of a disease prevalent in Siberia.

Source

Queen's University Archives, 2161, MF 366

Date

1778-1829

Items in the Private papers and reports Collection

Remarks on Hospitals and Lazarets in the Russian Empire, page 1

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Moscow Military Hospital
Found this Hospital in excellent order as to its cleanliness and owing to the care of Dr. Stuart. He complains much of the want of an Operator, says several patients have died for want of an Operator, indeed,…

Remarks on Hospitals and Lazarets in the Russian Empire, page 2

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Beds of all patients have curtains, a custom certainly reprehensible, altogether too expensive for the intended purpose.

June 8. Vladimir.
Hospital of Invalids
This has but few of the comforts, which aught to be administered to…

Remarks on Hospitals and Lazarets in the Russian Empire, page 3

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and proper ventilation, so necessary for the curing of healthy children.

Military Hospital
A wooden building; rooms small and very crouded. Apothecary made his room in disorder. Instruments inferior ancient; no…

Remarks on Hospitals and Lazarets in the Russian Empire, page 4

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Surgeons instruments antique and perfectly useless.

Hospital for the free persons receives 24 patients. This also very dirty & altogether unfit for its purpose. The Apotheke miserably furnished; no instruments.

Hospital for…

Remarks on Hospitals and Lazarets in the Russian Empire, page 5

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June 22. Kazan.
Military Hospital, 250 p.
This Hospital is in a very good condition, its wards are properly aired, the beds clean and not too much crouded. The Apotheke also is kept in good order, as well as the Instruments, which…

Remarks on Hospitals and Lazarets in the Russian Empire, page 6

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Kazan
25 In. and W. Lazarette for Inhabitants.
This is in a wretched state, such as could not be expected in such populous city as Kazan. There is no Apotheke or Instruments. […]

Home for Invalids and Widows
Here are found…

Remarks on Hospitals and Lazarets in the Russian Empire, page 7

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nothing indeed can be more unfit for its purpose, being abominably and strikingly dirty throughout, windows broken, beds and curtains in the most wretched condition. I attribute, however, the great part of the mortality of the…

Remarks on Hospitals and Lazarets in the Russian Empire, page 8

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There are no instruments belonging to the Hospital.
Town Hospital maintained by subscription of the Noblesse. This hospital also is well aired and clean; it has room for about 40 patients Men & Women (chiefly the servants). At…

Remarks on Hospitals and Lazarets in the Russian Empire, page 9

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received here p. An., and a just proportion survive. The breast children & younger infants are disposed of in the surrounding villages […] to wet nurses. Vaccine in this town.

Ekaterineburg
Town Hospital – of those there are…

Remarks on Hospitals and Lazarets in the Russian Empire, page 10

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at Berosoff
In this village, there are four small buildings for the reception of sick; one of them is for crown peasants & another for the soldiery, those are tolerably clean; the others are for criminals – those poor unfortunates…