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Benjamin Rush (Morristown, NJ) letter to Julia Stockton Rush (Philadelphia), 1780 March 17

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: 1

Scope and Contents

Rush writes regarding the health of Julia's uncle's family, one of whom is suffering from a stomach disorder. He also notes that Julia's father's health is deteriorating. Her father will accompany him upon his return, to be placed under another physician's care. He requests that Julia have his assistants call upon the parents of children Rush inoculated before his departure, with instructions for their care. He describes the trial of a Dr. Shippen. He mentions that the letter was written in company, in General Green[e?]'s office.


  • Creation: 1780 March 17


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Materials are in English.

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1 Leaves

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Josiah Charles Trent Collection, 1956

Existence and Location of Copies

1-page transcript available

Physical Description

3 pages; 23 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Your Name Here Special Collection Repository

City on a Hill MA 03210 United States