Stone, Robert King, 1822-1872

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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

Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. person
associatedWith National Hotel (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Stone, T. Ritchie. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
District of Columbia
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Birth 1822-12-11

Death 1872-04-23




Ark ID: w62r3t94

SNAC ID: 10619942