Stone, Robert King, 1822-1872Alternative names
Ophthalmic and otological surgeon of Washington, D.C.
From the description of Letter, 1863, Aug. 3 : Washington, D.C., to President Lincoln. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359708
Physician and pharmacist of the District of Columbia.
From the description of Cash- and receiptbook, 1865-1890, District of Columbia. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 154271504
From the description of Cash- and receiptbook, 1865-1890 : District of Columbia. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 32141326
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1845, Robert King Stone practiced general medicine in Washington, D.C. In February 1857 a mysterious intestinal illness struck visitors to the National Hotel in Washington. The Washington, D.C. Board of Health appointed a committee to determine the causes. A member of the board but not of the investigating committee, Stone nevertheless undertook his own inquiry.
From the guide to the Robert King Stone Papers, 1853-1857, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine)
From the description of Account book of Robert King Stone, 1855-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71065548
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- District of Columbia (as recorded)