The American herbal, or materia medica

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Title

The American herbal, or materia medica

Subject

Excerpts
Herbals
Stearns, Samuel, 1741-1809
Materia medica
Botany, Medical

Description

"Promulgated for the purpose of spreading medical light and information in America," Samuel Stearns' herbal is the first to be printed in the United States and incorporates information from the traditions of American Indians.

Abstract

Excerpt from The American herbal, or materia medica by Samuel Stearns, showing the beginning of the list of herbs beginning with "A"

Creator

Stearns, Samuel, 1741-1809

Publisher

David Carlisle

Date Created

1801

Rights

The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection (1.Msp.1801.1)

Format

text

Extent

excerpt (1 page)

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

DigID0002536

Provenance

Purchased by the Friends of the Harvard Medical School Library, 1933

Files

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Citation

Stearns, Samuel, 1741-1809, “The American herbal, or materia medica,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed December 16, 2019, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/12595.

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