Sir Paul Jodrell was a Fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge. M.D. 1786. Knighted 1787, when he became physician to the Nabob of Arcot. He died in 1803 at Madras.
Given by Mr Richard Seale
- 2 medical notebooks listing diseases, treatments, drugs etc.
- Diary kept I July 1792 – 31 May 1793 describes his daily round of visits, work, reading etc. Also daily records of temperature, wind etc.
- Packet of letters addressed to Lady Jodrell. 1 from Mrs Moor 26 November 1795, 6 letters from the Reverend (?) C.W. (?) Gericke who was in charge of the female asylum, Madras 1795-1798 (including one duplicate).
- Printed but undated petition by Lady Jodrell: ‘The Case of Lady Jodrell, Widow & Relict of Sir Paul Jodrell, Knt. M.D. as presented in a Memorial to the Rt. Hon. the Board of Controul for the Affairs of India’. Claim for recompense in respect of outstanding debt from the Nawab of the Carnatic. 6ff
- Photocopies of correspondence between J. Seale and Warren Hastings then in London.
- Letter from Warren Hastings of 2 January 1802 accepting on behalf of his wife the offer of a dog.
- Reply by Mr Seale of 3 February 1802. 3ff.