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Account book of Job Godfrey, 1787-1809 (inclusive)
Title
Account book of Job Godfrey, 1787-1809 (inclusive)
Description
Ledger kept by Dr. Job Godfrey (1742-1813) of Taunton, Massachusetts, containing records of patients, medical services rendered, and fees charged between 1791 and 1797, which were updated with payment transactions through 1809. There are also notes on Godfrey's medical practice dated from 1787, including an entry on a nine-year-old girl he dissected after her death. There are additionally credits or debits listed for household transactions.
Account book of Job Godfrey, 1787-1809 (inclusive). B MS b141.1. Boston Medical Library, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Boston, Mass.
Related collections in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine: Account books of Job Godfrey, 1773-1869 (inclusive), 1773-1810 (bulk). B MS b141.2.
Job Godfrey (1742-1813) was a physician practicing in Taunton, Massachusetts. He was also a soldier in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.
Creator
Godfrey, Job , 1742-1813
Godfrey, Job , 1742-1813
Repository
Countway Medicine
Date
1787-1809
Format
1 13 x 7.5 inches.
Language
eng
Type
Account books.
Citation
Godfrey, Job , 1742-1813 and Godfrey, Job , 1742-1813, “Account book of Job Godfrey, 1787-1809 (inclusive),” Colonial North American Project at Harvard, accessed May 29, 2017, http://colonialnorthamerican.library.harvard.edu/items/show/12113.