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Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1793-1821, n.d.

Author/Creator:
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
Publication:
1793-1821, n.d.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
7 items (7 leaves).
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Subjects:
Beneret, Samuel.
Renshaw, Samuel.
Dentistry.
Epidemics.
Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions.
Medicine -- United States -- History.
Pediatrics.
Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 18th century.
Biography/History:
Dr. Benjamin Rush was a Philadelphia physician.
Summary:
Consists of one hand-colored image of and six documents of Dr. Benjamin Rush: a copy in an unidentified hand of an extract from a letter written by Dr. Rush dated 19 August 1793, during the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia; a letter dated 1 June 1808 to an unnamed correspondent concerning the dental problems of children; a recommendation of Dr. Samuel Beneret dated 12 June 1809; medical directions for the Rev. William Patterson, 25 May 1810; a letter dated 11 July 1812 to Edward Harris, containing a prescription; and a recommendation of Dr. Samuel Renshaw dated 17 June 1821.
Penn Provenance:
Letter to Edward Harris was gift of Miss Mary Harris.
Contributor:
Harris, Edward.