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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Alexander Shaw

1804–90

Scottish surgeon. MA, University of Glasgow, 1822. Entered Middlesex Hospital, London, as a pupil, 1822; assistant surgeon, 1836, surgeon 1842. Also entered the Great Windmill Street School of Anatomy, 1827. Member of Royal College of Surgeons, 1828; fellow 1843; served on its college council, 1858–65. Published on and edited works by Sir Charles Bell, his brother-in-law.

Source

ODNB.