Cantwell, Andrew

, a native of Tipperary in Ireland, lived principally in Paris, where he was made doctor in medicine in 1742. The same year he published a translation into French of the account of Mrs. Stephens’s medicine for dissolving the stone in the bladder; and in 1746 an account of sir Hans Sloane’s medicines for diseases of the eyes; also some severe strictures on the practice of propagating the small pox by inoculation; and in the Philosophical Transactions, London, No. 453, an account of a double child, a boy. He died at Paris, July 11, 1764. 2