John Rutty

1698-1775; b. Wiltshire of Quaker family; ed. Leiden, MD, 1723; settled in Ireland, 1724; issued Natural History of the County of Dublin (Dublin 1772), published with 434 subscribers; wrote on mineral waters and spas; published diary of Dublin weather over 40 years in 1770; Materia medica antiqua et nova (Rotterdam 1775); completed The History of the Quakers in Ireland, commenced by Thomas Wight.

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