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Notebook of Moses Appleton, 1794-1837 (inclusive)
Title
Notebook of Moses Appleton, 1794-1837 (inclusive)
Description
Contains notes taken by Moses Appleton (1773-1849) on anatomy lectures delivered at Harvard by John Warren (1753-1815). Other lecture topics included midwifery and surgery. Also includes a transcript of an examination given by Warren to his students on anatomy and surgery, as well as exams given by Harvard Professor Benjamin Waterhouse (1754-1846) and Harvard Professor Aaron Dexter (1750-1829) on the theory and practice of physic, and chemistry, respectively. There are additionally patient case notes and transcriptions of notes and correspondence from physicians Appleton consulted, and a list of operations Appleton performed between 1796 and 1828, primarily repairing dislocated joints and fractured bones. Also includes obituaries of citizens of Waterville, Maine, from 1807 to 1837.
Title devised by cataloger.
Notebook of Moses Appleton, 1794-1837 (inclusive). H MS b76.1. Harvard Medical Library, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Boston, Mass.
Moses Appleton (1773-1849), A.B., Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, was a physician and apothecary shop owner in Waterville, Maine. He attended medical lectures at Harvard, and was licensed to practice medicine in 1796 by the Massachusetts Medical Society. He relocated the same year to Waterville, where he was the town's first full time physician and apothecary.
Creator
Appleton, Moses , 1773-1849
Appleton, Moses , 1773-1849
Repository
Countway Medicine
Date
1794-1837
Format
1 8 x 7 inches.
Language
eng
Type
Commonplace books.
Citation
Appleton, Moses , 1773-1849 and Appleton, Moses , 1773-1849, “Notebook of Moses Appleton, 1794-1837 (inclusive),” Colonial North American Project at Harvard, accessed July 23, 2017, http://colonialnorthamerican.library.harvard.edu/items/show/12121.