Inventory of the inheritance of Muguet Gire, a veterinary practitioner in Puy-en-Velay (1794-1850)

by Roger Chouvy,  Docteur Vétérinaire, Adel. chouvyro@wanadoo.fr

This article presents the detailed inventory of the inheritance of Muguet Gire, a veterinary practitioner in Puy-en-Velay, France, who died in 1850. The list of his property (working clothes, surgery tools, drugs, veterinary books etc.) provide useful information on the professional activities and working conditions of a French veterinarian in the middle of the 19th century, as well as on his personality and his standard of living.

Bull.soc.fr.hist.méd.sci.vét., 2006, 6 : 52-63

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