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Beattie William

Beattie, William, physician, was born in Dumfriesshire in 1793. As physician to the Duke of Clarence, afterwards William IV., he travelled with him on the Continent and published the results in several books on Switzerland. North Italy, and the Danube. In 1849 he published the Life and Letters of his friend, Campbell, the poet. He also wrote treatises on Consumption and the Home Climates, and a poem, Heliotrope, or the Pilgrim in pursuit of Health.