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William E. Horner letter, Philadelphia, to Joseph B. Boyd, Cincinnati, 1839, Aug. 6

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ALS. Encloses writing samples of Caspar Wistar and Philip Syng Physick for Boyd's autograph collection.
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William Eustis letter, War Department, [Washington, D.C.] to Joseph Anderson, 1812, June 6

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ALS. Details efforts to increase the size of the army and to improve the efficiency of the military organization in preparation for a war with Great Britain. He also transcribes a copy of a letter received from Alexander Smyth, on recruiting measures.
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William George Maton letter, [London], to John Knowles, 1809, Sept. 15

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ALS. Thanks Knowles for news received.
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William Gibson papers, Philadelphia, 1826, Jan. 26 and Dec. 22

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ALS. Letters of recommendation for Andrew E. Kennedy and William Wilson.
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William Harvey document, 1661

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Holograph document. A bill presented for "writings made and business done for Mr. Michael Harvey and Mr. William Harvey his brother."
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William Harvey document, 1661 1 items

William Heberden letter, Windsor, 1776, July 11

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ALS. Writes of the death of Jeremiah Markland.
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William Henry Broadbent note, [London], 1900, Sep.

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Holograph inscription, signed. Broadbent's compliments to Dr. H. Barton Jacobs, on the fly-leaf of a copy of the third edition of Broadbent's book on heart disease, presented to Jacobs. Attached is a note in Jacobs' hand.
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William Henry Broadbent note, [London], 1900, Sep. 1 items

William Henry letter, Manchester, to Michael Faraday, 1831, Apr. 9

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ALS. Invites Faraday on request of the Committee of the Manchester Royal Institution to give a course of lectures on chemistry. Informs him, however, that the Institution may not be able to supply all of the desired laboratory equipment.
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William Henry letter, Manchester, to Michael Faraday, 1831, Apr. 9 1 items

William Henry papers, 1806-1834

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Three signed letters: William Hey, surgeon, writes to William Henry about calculi; Henry invites scientist Michael Faraday on request of the Committee of the Manchester Royal Institution to give a course of lectures on chemistry; Henry replies to Thomas Thompson's request for advice on how to dispose of the minerological collection of his brother-in-law, and mentions geologist William Buckland.
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William Henry papers, 1806-1834 3 items

William Henry Welch correspondence, 1887-1933

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A group of letters spanning Welch's career, chiefly written to him, but including one early 1887 letter returning a revised manuscript to Dr. Canfield. One notable letter introducing Welch, then at Johns Hopdkins, to Congressman Robert Bremner, is signed by Woodrow Wilson from the White House in 1913. Includes many pieces of correspondence to and from Wilburt C. Davison of the Duke University School of Medicine, including a 1933 telegram to Welch on the occasion of the 2nd anniversary.
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William Henry Welch correspondence, 1887-1933 24 items

William Horsley letter, North Shields, to W. Wright, London, 1823, Aug. 18

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ALS. Informs Wright, surgeon aurist, of the case history of the bearer and refers him to his care.
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William Hyde document, New London, Conn., 1805, June 10

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Document, signed. Certificate to practice medicine, issued by the Connecticut State Medical Society to William Hyde, signed by Jeremiah West, James Potter, Simon Wolcott, and Avery Downer.
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William Hyde document, New London, Conn., 1805, June 10 1 items

William Hyde papers, 1861 and undated.

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Miscellaneous documents found in Hyde's daybooks, 1851-1861, which are part of the library's bound manuscript collection. Documents include foolscap bearing sums owed and names of clients. Of particular interest are three drafts of a petition, 1861, Conn., to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, that the Crittenden measures, introduced by Kentucky legislator John Jordan Crittenden, be adopted by all states in order to peacefully preserve the Union. Of related interest is a page bearing biblical passages regarding slaves.
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William Hyde papers, 1861 and undated. 16 items

William James MacNeven letter, [New York], 1809, Mar. 28

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ALS. Sends Mrs. Alston a description of a method for obtaining and purifying nitrous oxide.
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William Johnson Cole papers, 1910-1916 and undated

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Employee of the Lepetkatta Tea Co., Ltd., in Barbaru, Assam, India. Cole signed his letters "Johnson." Collection comprises weekly letters Johnson wrote to his parents in England while he served as an engineer for a tea estate, and provides commentary written from a late-colonial perspective. There is information regarding the management of the tea estate, tea manufacture, tea prices and trade, and the transformation of work processes and personal lives by mechanization, the introduction of electricity, and brick making. In addition, Johnson wrote about local customs, labor, wildlife, weather, religious festivals, disease outbreaks (esp. cholera), and Indian politics. He also wrote about various engine repairs he undertook; transportation; his favorite pastimes (including hunting and playing polo); his various horses and pets; medical and dental treatments; people he met; as well as his activities in the volunteer British military guard, where he participated in military tests, drills, and sports, and served as Farrier Sergeant. His final letters contained extensive commentary on England's role in World War I, as well as the impact of the war on Assam. Includes a few postcards, one photograph, a clipping, and a tea invoice. There is also one undated letter written to Johnson by a native missionary who requested assistance.
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William Johnson Cole papers, 1910-1916 and undated 1 Linear Feet

William Kitchiner papers, 1824-1826 and undated.

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ALS, relating to various social engagements and household arrangements.
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William Lewis letter, [London], to Dr. Walker, 1822, July 4

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ALS. Reports that his grandson has been vaccinated by a Dr. Andrews.
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William Makepeace Thackeray letter, Clarendon, to Dr. William Prescott Dexter, 1855, Dec. 3

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ALS thanking Dexter for the attention and care he received during an attack of fever while on his second tour of the United States.
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William Maxwell Wood journal, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1849, Aug. 23

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Autograph manuscript. Part of Wood's journal of a trip accompanying President Zachary Taylor.
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William Mecklenburg Polk papers, 1891-1893 and undated.

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ALS relating to his interest in and publications on history. A newspaper clipping accompanies letters.
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William M. Sill note, 1886, Apr. 15

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ANS. Attests that Sill attended M. August Gaschet during the latter's illnss.
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William M. Sill note, 1886, Apr. 15 1 items

William Musgrave letter, [England], to Walter Moyle, undated

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Holograph letter, unsigned. Musgrave writes to Moyle on the Roman remains in Belga, a district of Roman Britain. The letter is in Latin.
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William Oliver letter, Bath, to My Lord, 1758, Jan. 7

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ALS. Discusses the state of health of his patient, the Duchess of Newcastle, and his use of the Bath waters in her treatment.
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William Pepper papers, Philadelphia, 1872-1886

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ALS to a E.K. Price and TLS to a J.C. Green, thanking them for copies of articles received.
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William Plumer letter, Epping, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire, 1786, Nov. 27

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ALS. Recommends the appointment of Dr. Timothy Johnson to a post with the New Hampshire troops to be raised against the Indians.
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William Saunders note, undated, [between 1800-1817].

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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.
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William Saunders note, undated, [between 1800-1817]. 1 items

William Selby Church note, [London], to the editor of "Men and Women of the Time.", 1898, Apr. 19

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Note (ANS) in response to a circular sent out by the editor.
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William Shippen papers, 1786-1791

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ALS to an Alexander Wilcocks and an ANS certifying that Jacob Hicks attended his lectures upon anatomy, surgery and midwifery.
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William Shippen papers, 1786-1791 2 items

William Swaim letter, Philadelphia, to Major M. Mason, Fort Washington, 1830, Mar. 4

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ALS. Assures the Major that though his panacea may or may not be of service to his daughter, it will surely do no injury to her.
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William Tillinghast Bull letter, New York City, to Mrs. Ogden Doremus, 1893, May 3

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Letter (ALS). Thanks Mrs. Doremus for the kindness and sympathy shown to him and Mrs. Bull. Written on stationary from New York City's Plaza Hotel.
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William Turk letter, Newark, New Jersey, 1854, Sep. 24

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ALS. In this letter written two months before his death on Nov. 20, 1854, Turk writes of attending "the Lectures" in Philadelphia, recounts youthful escapades and speaks of his family.
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William Turk letter, Newark, New Jersey, 1854, Sep. 24 1 items

William Turner letter, Washington, D.C, 1802, Sept. 18

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ALS. A copy of his letter to Miss "Fanny" Clifton, written hours before his departure to the Mediterranean for Naval service, in which he passionately bids her farewell.
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William Turner letter, Washington, D.C, 1802, Sept. 18 1 items

William Wadd letter, [London], 1823, Feb. 15

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ALS. Inquires whether addressee possesses the proof impression of a portrait.
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William W. Keen letter, Philadelphia, to Dr. Brinton, 1864, Jan. 27

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ALS from Keen to Brinton, written on the back of an ALS from R.J. Levis to Keen. Both men write regarding efforts to collect surgical casts and make them available to Brinton and the Army Medical Museum.
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William W. Keen letter, Philadelphia, to Dr. Brinton, 1864, Jan. 27 1 items

William Woodville document, [London], 1800, May 10

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Autograph document, signed. A receipt of payment from Wm. Phillips.
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Wright Post papers, 1791 and undated.

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In his letter to Mason Fitch Cogswell, Post writes of the controversy among New York medical professionals over the establishment of a dispensary and a college of surgeons; refers to an attack upon William Dunlap; and comments upon Cogswell's ambitions to write an anatomy. A portrait of Post is attached.
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Wright Post papers, 1791 and undated. 2 items

W. R. Wilde note, [Dublin], to Mrs. Simpkinson, undated

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ANS. Accepts invitation.
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W. Somerset Maugham letters, to W.R. Bett, 1956

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2 TLS from Maugham, 1 TLS from A.F. Searle, Maugham's secretary. Correspondence relates to Bett's biography, "Sir John Bland-Sutton."
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W. Somerset Maugham letters, to W.R. Bett, 1956 3 items

W. Stump Forwood papers, 1857-1863

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ALS. This body of correspondence, almost exclusively letters to Forwood and written immediately before and during the early part of the Civil War, relates to questions of race, e.g. "the Negro problem", intermarriage and consanguinity. The mechanics of editing and publishing a medical journal also form a topic of discussion. Principal correspondents are Samuel Worcester Butler and Washington Chew Van Bibber. Other correspondents are Sylvester David Willard, John H. Van Evrie, J.P. Evans, Joseph Leidy, S.M. Bemiss, James A. Bayard, and Samuel A. Cartwright.
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W. Stump Forwood papers, 1857-1863 71 items

W. T. G. Morton papers, 1853 and undated.

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ALS to Benjamin Perley Poore and James Mandeville Carlisle.
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W. Turner papers, 1827 and undated.

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ALS. Turner appeals to Major Milo Mason and to William Hunter for help in unspecified matters.
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W. Turner papers, 1827 and undated. 2 items

W. (William) Derham papers, to Ralph Palmer Esq., 1729-1732

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ALS discussing minerals, coins and astronomy. He mentions the Royal Society, Sir Hans Sloane, Robert Hooke and Edmund Halley, among others. Some letters bear explanatory manuscript notes, probably in Palmer's hand.
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W. (William) Derham papers, to Ralph Palmer Esq., 1729-1732 6 items

W. W. Oxley letter, London, 1880, Feb. 10

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ALS. Informs a Miss Buck that he must leave early and that she should postpone her visit.
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W. W. Oxley letter, London, 1880, Feb. 10 1 items

W. W. Rainey letter, New Orleans, to Mrs. Ann P. Holstead, North Carolina, 1842, Feb. 9

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ALS. Writes to his mother of the his crowded daily schedule as a medical student and of his longing to return home to his family.
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