Benjamin Rush (Philadelphia) letter to Julia Stockton Rush (Princeton [N.J.]), 1791 July 16-17

Box 1, Folder 15
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
1 Leaf
Physical description:
3 pages; 32 cm
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Rush writes of their exchange of letters, and mentions both of their sons, along with the grandson of President Washington, who is ill with a fever and is being attended by doctors Shippen and Kuhn. He also successfully treats a woman with a locked jaw. He announces his plan to open an African Church, and describes the resulting excitement in the free black community.

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Gift of Josiah Charles Trent Collection, 1956

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