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"Account of the epidemic spasmodic cholera, which has lately prevailed in India"

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Medico-Chirurgical Transactions
(1821): 110-56

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Corbyn, a member of the College of Surgeons in London, was assistant surgeon to the Bengal establishment. His letter to the East India Company was sent from Sauger on 7 September 1819. The letter was passed on to Sir Gilbert Blane, physician to the king. Blane read Corbyn's letter and commented on it at the 9 May 1820 meeting of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society in London.


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