Report to the Lord of His Majesty's Bedchamber in Waiting at Saint James's, 1789 February 26

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About this Item

Creator
Baker, George , 1722-1809
Type
Medical records.
Language
English
Origin
England
Date
1789
Repository
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990153140710203941

Content Notes

Copy of a report submitted to the Lord of His Majesty's Bedchamber regarding the health of George III, dated February 26, 1789, from his physicians, George Baker (1722-1809), Lucas Pepys (1742-1830), and Francis Willis (1718-1807). "There appears this morning to be an entire cessation of His Majesty's illness," they wrote.

Biographical Notes

Sir George Baker (1722-1808), M.D., 1756, Leiden University, The Hague, Netherlands, was an English physician and attended King George III during his bouts of mental illness. He was admitted to the Royal College of Physicians in 1756 and became a fellow in 1757.