The Diary of a Quack Doctor (2002) edited by Jennifer Stead

The Diary of a Quack Doctor: Being the Last Diary of John Swift, Aurist of Newsome, Huddersfield, 1784-1851 was edited by Jennifer Stead and was first published in 2002 by the Huddersfield Local History Society.

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Contents

  • Introduction (page 5)
  • Diary (page 19)
  • Letters (page 55)
  • Appendices:
    • Excerpts from Commonplace Book and Scrapbook (page 79)
    • Medical, household and culinary receipts from Commonplace Book (page 83)
    • Swift’s championship of starving weavers (page 89)
    • Hall Bower School (page 98)
    • Swift’s advertisements (page 98)
    • List of events 1784 – 1851 (page 102)
  • Notes (page 106)
  • Index (page 128)