CHRISTISON, Sir Robert. 17168



Autograph Letter Signed, to George Seton, requesting Registrars’ Reports, and enquiring about the correct form for this. 2 pp. 6 x 4 inches, in good condition, with an In Memoriam poem about Christison pasted on the integral blank leaf. 40 Moray Place, 16 August 1857. Sir Robert Christison, (1797 –1882), Scottish toxicologist and physician who served as president of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (1838–40 and 1846-8) and as president of the British Medical Association (1875).[2] He was the first person to describe renal anaemia.