2 letters (ANS) and 2 holograph notes, unsigned, relating to various social engagements.
ALS relating medical notes and observations.
ALS. Invites addressee to join the Horticulture Society [of Edinburgh].
ALS. Writes regarding the settlement of an estate.
ALS. Writes to Mr. J. Robinson and Mr. Stockdale respectively regarding his account and the sale of his work.
Document, signed. John Mitchell petitions the Hospital for admittance. The Hospital receives the promise of John Haighton, physician, to supply the patient with clean body linen weekly and to remove the body at his expense, if the patient should die within the Hospital's care.
ALS. Asks him to kindly give three or four baths free of charge to a servant girl of his wife who does not have the means to pay for them. Adds that next time he will recommend better patients.
ALS. Sends information on cases of artificial anus.
ANS. Requests that bearer be given a copy of his work on mineral waters, as well as his book on the liver. Note is attached to short biographical sketch.
ANS. Autograph sample.
ANS. Excuses his absence from a committee meeting.
Letter (ALS) concerning corrections to a report.
ANS. Sets a time to meet the next day.
ANS regarding a competition.
ANS. An autograph signature sample.
[Ad?] Richard papers, undated. 2 items
2 autographed notes from unidentified French physician.
ANS. Autograph signature sample.
ALS. Letter of recommendation for Doctor Forester Dexter.
ALS. Refers the addressee to Alfred Stille's and John Shaw Billings' writings on cholera.
ANS. Accepts invitation.
ALS. Asks Collard to befriend a St. Marc, who seeks reinstatement to his former position as principal of a college.
A. Vulpian letter, undated. 1 item
ALS. Writes regarding the editing of a publication on Parkinson's disease.
ALS. Informs Miss Butler of a slight change in travel plans due to a headache suffered by Mrs. Cogswell and relays Mrs. Cogswell's instruction to write and let them know how "Catherine and the rest are."
ALS. Relating to publication matters.
ALS. Regrets that his present state of health prevents him from visiting Anderson.
Letter (ALS) describes a treatment for a skin condition. Includes translation. Includes translation.
Letter (ALS) to "Cher Confrere et Ami"
Letter (ALS) informs recipient that Apostoli will send a recent published thesis on his electrical treatment of fibromata.
Dinner invitation (ANS).
ANS. A note of sympathy.
ANS. Returning thanks for congratulations upon investiture as baron.
Edward Cowles note, undated. 1 item
ANS. Sends compliments.
Note (ANS). Accepts an invitation to dinner.
Note (ANS). Expects a good season in Carlsbad.
Note (ANS) inviting Gilman to an evening with the "Gesellschaft naturforscher Freunde."
ANS. Appoints a time to meet.
Manuscript pages from a proposed, but never published second and revised edition of North's book, "A treatise on a malignant epidemic, commonly called spotted fever". Available are photographs of the title page of North's own copy of the book, which bears marginal notes in his hand. Reader is referred to the article by Pleadwell, "A new view of Elisha North ... ", in Annals of medical history, 6 (1924). The manuscript and North's copy form the basis of this essay.
ALS. Inquires on behalf of Charles Pinel regarding a bust of his father, Philippe Pinel.
ANS. Asks the President to recommend a doctor from the French garrison in Rome.
ANS. Requests a meeting with recipient.
Letter (ALS). Requests of Mr. Little, a bookdealer, the account against the Western College of Physicians and Surgeons for various medical journals.
Printed burial announcement, Amsterdam, 1775, of the death and remarkable old age of Hermanus van Kleef; silhouette portrait of cut-out colored papers and a lock of human hair, with holograph caption; and autograph translation of both announcement and caption. Collage portrait supposedly of and by van Kleef a few years before his death at the age of 101. English translation by a Dr. Luckhardt, sometime around 1950.
3 letters (ALS), including a letter of reference, dated May 27, 1839, Edinburgh, for Dr. William Pirrie.
Letter (ALS) dated Oct. 20, 1830 tendering his resignation as Professor of Physiology at the University of London; a pencil sketch and engravings of drawings by Bell; a copy of a portrait of Bell by J. Stevens and two clippings.
2 letters (ALS), 1 holograph note, and 2 clippings. Includes a prescription "for Dewar Esqr." and a note to "Richard Reeves Esq."
Autograph document, signed. A prescription.
Document, signed. Certificate of the Massachusetts Medical Society, that Josiah Lamson is qualified to practice medicine. Signed by, among others, Josiah Bartlett and Aaron Dexter.
Autograph document, signed. Certificate gives age, residence and illness of a William Stevenson.