Henry Field (1755 1837) was a British apothecary and member of the
Society of Apothecaries of London. Besides serving in various
administrative capacities for the Society, as well as for the
London Annuity Society (founded by his father), he was nominated in
1831 as one of the medical officers for the City of London board of
health, charged with taking precautions against an outbreak of
cholera in the city. A lecturer and regular contributor to medical
journals, Field is also the author of this history of the Chelsea
Physic Garden, first published in 1820. The present reissue,
published in 1878, was revised and extended by Robert Hunter Semple
(1815 91). The garden was originally created by the Society as a
professional resource in 1673 and the book covers its development
up to 1878, and also includes a ground plan of the garden in that
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