Benjamin Rush (Morristown, NJ) letter to Julia Stockton Rush (Philadelphia), 1780 March 17

Box 1, Folder 15
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
1 Leaf
Physical description:
3 pages; 23 cm
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Rush writes regarding the health of Julia's uncle's family, one of whom is suffering from a stomach disorder. He also notes that Julia's father's health is deteriorating. Her father will accompany him upon his return, to be placed under another physician's care. He requests that Julia have his assistants call upon the parents of children Rush inoculated before his departure, with instructions for their care. He describes the trial of a Dr. Shippen. He mentions that the letter was written in company, in General Green[e?]'s office.

Acquisition information:
Gift of Josiah Charles Trent Collection, 1956
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1-page transcript available

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