Forgetful and Gullible?

Published May 21, 2021 by Nan Mykel

Still in the process of “organizing,” I came across the following from the South Carolina Gazette:

Dec. 17, 1763: The following books are lent to persons whose names I have forgot…Samuel Carne

Warburton’s edition of Pope’s works, complete, duodecimo. 1st, 10th and 11th volume of the Craftsman. 1st and 2d volumes of Shakespeare’s plays, duodecimo. Rabelais works, 1st and 2d volumes. Madame Dacier’s Horace, 5th volume, French. Van Swieten on the diseases of the army, French. Hughes’s history of the Barbadoes. Russell on glandular diseases. Bontius de Morbis Egypitiorum. Bonnett’s Theatrum Tabidorum. 1st volume of Dr. Smellie’s midwifry. 1st and 2d volumes of the Edinburgh medical essays.

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