Lining, John

April 1708–September 21, 1760

A description of the American yellow fever, which prevailed at Charleston, in South Carolina, in the year 1748. By Doctor John Lining, physician at Charleston.

Lining’s most significant work “A Description of the American Yellow Fever,” published in Edinburgh in 1756.

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  • Title Lining, John
  • Coverage April 1708–September 21, 1760
  • Author
  • Keywords Physician, scientist, justice of the court of general sessions and the court of common pleas, president of the Charleston Library Society, a founder of the St. Andrews’s Society, and a Mason, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date September 21, 2023
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 9, 2022
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