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Published material relating to the lemon juice controversy, 1815[-[1819?]

MS. Eng. d. 3725
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (item 1) Sir Gilbert Blane, Statements of the comparative health of the British Navy, from the year 1779 to the year 1814. London : Printed by G. Woodfall, 1815 (86 pp.). Half-title Health of the Navy. Inscribed, 'from the author.'
  2. (item 2) John Harness, A letter to the Right Honourable Lord Melville, First Lord of the Admiralty, &c. &c. on the use of citric acid in the Royal Navy. London : Printed for the author, by C. Wood, 1815 (14 pp.). Half-title On the use of citric acid in the Royal Navy. 2 copies, 1st annotated and with note on wrapper "Proof that my father eradicated scurvy from the Navy - with the old Lord Hoods testimony," signed W. Harness. 2nd copy passed to Rare Books and available through OLIS (the Oxford Libraries Union Catalogue) with the shelfmark Vet. A6 d.1069.
  3. (item 3) 'Dr. Harness, late Physician of his Majesty's Fleet ...', [1819?] (19 pp.). Privately printed (?) account of Dr Harness's dismissal from his position as Physician to the Fleet in 1798.


  • Creation: 1815[-[1819?]


3 items

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. d. 3725

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