Letter (ALS) to Mrs. Burr informing her that Benjamin Rush, uninformed that she is already taking hemlock for her illness, advises the same. Includes transcription.
6 letters (ALS) to Mrs. Black concerning Mr. and Mrs. Hall, who died in the yellow fever epidemic of 1797, and their orphaned infant daughter. Mr. Hall was treated by Dr. Benjamin Rush and Dr. John Redman Coxe. The infant was later inoculated for small pox by Dr. Rush. Includes transcriptions.
ALS. Thompson refers to President Andrew Jackson's visit to the Bunker Hill monument in Boston and describes Commodore Jesse D. Elliott, the commander of the Charleston Navy Yard.
Adamos manuscript, undated 1 item
Four pages of a materia medica, of which one section bears the title "The Efforts and Vertuos: with the severall use of Venice Triache."
Admittance cards, 1811-1880 0.2 Linear Feet — 98 cards; 1 box
.Admittance, matriculation, and "Order of Lecture" cards are from a number of medical students from 1811-1880 in the University of Pennsylvania, Jefferson Medical College, Long Island College Hospital (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Harvard University Medical School, Philadelphia School of Anatomy, New Hampshire Medical Institution, Berkshire Medical Institution, and St. Bartholomew's Hospital (London, England). They contain the autographs of the most eminent professors of the day: i.e., Samuel Gross, Franklin Bache, Benjamin Rush, Austin Flint, Samuel Jackson, S. Weir Mitchell, J. K. Mitchell, Charles D. and James A Meigs, John Barclay Biddle, et al. The St. Bartholomew's Hospital card is signed by Ludford Harvey, John P. Vicent, and John Abernethy, the latter (1764-1831) being an eminent English surgeon and founder of the Medical School of St Bartholomew's. The "Order of Lecture" cards from Jefferson Medical College and the University of Pennsylvania list curricula, faculty and their residences, schedules of lectures and texts.
Admittance cards, 1850-1853, are for courses at the Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia. They include two matriculation cards for William D. Watson of Chatham County, N. C., dated Nov., 1850, and Oct., 1852, and an examination card Oct., 1852-1853, which is signed by Dr. S. Weir Mitchell as professor of Anatomy, Surgery and Physiology. Dr. Watson returned to Chatham County after his graduation. His house was destroyed during the Civil War. The portion of his medical library saved and stored in a neighboring attic eventually was placed in the historical Collection of the library of the University of Pennsylvania Medical School.
This signed document is a record of lectures attended at the Konigliche Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitat, Berlin.
Letter (ALS) concerning a post-mortem examination in a case of cancer of the brain.
Autograph manuscript, signed. Describes results of a detailed examination of a patient's stomach and kidneys and prescribes a course of treatment.
[Ad?] Richard papers, undated. 2 items
2 autographed notes from unidentified French physician.
ANS. Announces his safe arrival and requests that a prescription which he had forgotten be sent.