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Benjamin Rush (n. p.) letter to Baron Van Sach (n. p.), 1812 September 28

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1

Scope and Contents

Rush's copy of a letter assuring the Baron he has read all of the medical segments of Van Sach's letters from Surinam, regarding the origins of infectious disease, including yellow fever and influenza. He commends Van Sach on his plans for preventing fevers in Surinam.


  • 1812 September 28

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

Gift of Josiah Charles Trent Collection, 1956

Existence and Location of Copies

1-page transcript available

Physical Description

2 pages; 20 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Your Name Here Special Collections Repository

City on a Hill MA 03210 United States