Alexander Monro (primus), The Publick Lectures of Dr. Alex. Munro [sic].
The title page reads that these notes Of Wounds were taken in the Surgeons Hall. Primus taught there until the Resurrectionist Riots in 1725 drove him to the safety of the University. His lectures were extremely popular and there was a desperate shortage of cadavers. This shortage in turn increased the prevalence of grave-robbing. Despite Primus' public abhorrence of such an 'abominable and most inhumane crime', he could not prevent the public riots which endangered his collection of anatomical and pathological specimens. In his Life Monro also mentioned that 'In summer 1721 and 1722 old Mr Monro obliged his son to give publick Lectures on Surgery. In the former of these two Years the subject of his Discourses was Wounds…' (p.84).
Alexander Monro (primus), The Publick Lectures of Dr. Alex. Munro [sic]. Manuscript, [c.1720].