Boston Medical Library Miscellany. B MS misc.

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Boston Medical Library Miscellany. B MS misc.


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Letter from Samuel Hahnemann
This fragment of a manuscript letter of Samuel Hahnemann concerns the homeopathic prevention and treatment of cholera using powder of copper.

Will of Ezekiel Hersey
In his will, Hingham physician Ezekiel Hersey bequeathed £1,000 to the Harvard Corporation to fund a professorship in anatomy and physic [physiology]. Although it took some years for the Corporation to establish a program of medical study, in…

Letter from Dr. J. Collins Warren to Dr. George W. Gay
Dr. J. Collins Warren was one of the foremost proponents of Joseph Lister's antiseptic procedures during surgical operations. In this letter, written near the end of his life, he recalls his meeting with Lister in 1869 and his first personal…

Letter from Florence Nightingale
A recommendation for surgical nurse Mrs. Lagan, who served with Nightingale in Crimea.

Letter from Florence Nightingale to Messrs. Mausell
An order for Christmas and New Years cards.

Medical bill from William Davis to Thomas Foxcroft.
Bill for medical services to Thomas Foxcroft, including charge for "his negro man, Cambridge."
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