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Benjamin Rush (Philadelphia) letter to John Bostock (Liverpool, England), 1806 April 7

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: 1

Scope and Contents

Rush thanks Bostock for his article "Analysis of Animal Fluides," then provides requested anecdotes regarding Bostock's father. Rush comments upon treatment for pulmonary consumption and the use of bloodletting in parturition and pregnancy.


  • 1806 April 7

Language of Materials

From the Collection:


Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


1 Leaves

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 1956.

Existence and Location of Copies

2-page transcript available

Physical Description

3 pages; 26 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Your Name Here Special Collections Repository

City on a Hill MA 03210 United States