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Author Pearn, John, author

Title In the capacity of a surgeon : a biography of Walter Scott : surgeon and Australian colonist, and first civilian of Queensland / John Hemsley Pearn
Edition First edition
Published Brisbane : University of Queensland [Dept. of Child Health], 1988
Brisbane : The University of Queensland, 1988


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Description vi, 226 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits, facsimiles, genealogical tables ; 25 cm
Series Otto Hirschfeld Memorial Collection
Otto Hirschfeld Memorial Collection
Summary The life of Surgeon Walter Scott, of Eskdale, who emigrated to Sydney, then went to Queensland. An account of his life at Moreton Bay Settlement from 1824, his success as a colonist and his contributions to the history of Queensland and NSW
Analysis Australia - family history
Scott, Walter
Notes "Surgeon and Australian colonist, and first civilian of Queensland; and the first to act in a medical role in the Moreton Bay settlement" -- title page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Scott, Walter, 1787-1854.
Royal Children's Hospital (Brisbane, Qld.)
Colonization -- Convicts
Medical care -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Medical care -- Australia -- Queensland -- History -- 19th century.
Medicine -- Australia -- Queensland -- History -- 19th century.
Medicine -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Prisoners -- Colonization.
Surgeons -- Australia -- Queensland -- Biography.
General Surgery -- history.
General Surgery.
History, 19th Century.
History of medicine, 19th century
History of Medicine -- 19th century
Queensland -- History.
Genre/Form Biography.
Author University of Queensland. Department of Child Health.
LC no. 95963212
ISBN 0959632123 (hbk.)