Benjamin Rush (Philadelphia) letter to Julia Stockton Rush (Princeton [N.J.]), 1793 September 18

Box 1, Folder 16
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
2 Leaves
Physical description:
7 pages; 24 cm
Scope and content:

Rush describes how he has been forced to limit the number of patients he sees, and the reactions of those whose treatment he declines. He also describes how many of those who become infected are abandoned. He mentions that there is fear of famine in the city.

Acquisition information:
Gift of Josiah Charles Trent Collection, 1956

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