John Collet, M.D., was born in London, and on the 3rd September, 1729, being then twenty years of age, was entered on the physic line at Leyden, where he graduated doctor of medicine in 1731 (D.M.I. de Peste, 4to.). He was admitted an Extra-Licentiate of the College of Physicians 6th July, 1733, and settling at Newbury, practised there with distinguished reputation for nearly half a century. He died, universally regretted, on the 12th May, 1780. Dr. Collet was a dissenter, and his funeral sermon was preached in a Presbyterian chapel in Newbury.