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Memoranda Medica of John Perkins, 1750-1773 (inclusive)
Title
Memoranda Medica of John Perkins, 1750-1773 (inclusive)
Description
Contains notes written by Dr. John Perkins (1698-1781) from 1750 to 1773 on physiology, materia medica, and illness, including symptoms, causes, and treatment of conditions like mumps, dysentery, dropsy, and rheumatism. Also includes observations on children and on various bodily functions. There is an index at the end of the volume.
Title partially transcribed by cataloger as found on the manuscript endpaper.
John Perkins (1698-1781) was a Boston physician and essayist. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1774.
Memoranda Medica of John Perkins, 1750-1773 (inclusive). B MS b64.1. Boston Medical Library, the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard University, Boston, Mass.
Creator
Perkins, John , 1698-1781
Repository
Countway Medicine
Date
1750-1769
Format
1 12 x 8 inches.
Language
eng
Type
Commonplace books.
Citation
Perkins, John , 1698-1781, “Memoranda Medica of John Perkins, 1750-1773 (inclusive),” Colonial North American Project at Harvard, accessed April 26, 2017, http://colonialnorthamerican.library.harvard.edu/items/show/12138.