This collection contains a selection of important historical manuscripts produced by scholars from the University of Edinburgh's past.

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  • On the theory of Chemical Combination 

    Brown, Alexander Crum (Edinburgh: Neill and Company, 1861, 1861)
    This paper was presented in 1861 to the Faculty of Medicine, when I was a candidate for the degree of M.D. In consequence of a somewhat adverse opinion expressed as to the speculations contained in it, I exercised the ...
  • The Situation of the World; a sermon 

    Robertson, William (Edinburgh : Printed for Hamilton & Balfour, and sold by them, and Mr. A. Millar, London, 1759, 1755)
    The situation of the world at the time of Christ's appearance, and its connexion with the success of his religion, considered : a sermon, preached before the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, at their ...
  • An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations: Volume Two 

    Smith, Adam (London : printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1776., 1776)
  • An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations: Volume One 

    Smith, Adam (London : printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1776., 1776)
    Of the causes of improvement in the productive powers of labour, and of the order according to which its produce is naturally distributed among the different ranks of the people
  • An Essay Upon the Vasomotor Changes in Tabes Dorsalis 

    Doyle, Arthur C (University of Edinburgh, 1885-04)
    An essay upon the vasomotor changes in Tabes Dorsalis and on the influence which is exerted by the sympathetic nervous system in that disease, being a thesis presented in the hope of obtaining the degree of the Doctorship ...
  • Disputatio Medica Inaugralis, de Merocele, vel Hernia Crurali 

    Barry, James (Edinburgi: excudebat C. Stewart, MDCCCXII, 1812-06)
    Few diseases are more important than Hernia, whether we consider the frequency of its occurrence, or the distressing and often fatal symptoms which accompany it: and there is none which calls for more anatomical science, ...

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