Papers, 1768-1922 (inclusive).

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Vaughan, John, 1755-1841. Papers, 1768-1922 (inclusive).

Papers, 1768-1922 (inclusive).

This collection contains correspondence relating to French and English politics, business, and trade (ca. 1778-1782). There is also information on his immigration to America, Joseph Priestley, vaccines and innoculation (with Jefferson's comments on the same), Vaughan's business in Philadelphia, and the American Philosophical Society. There is correspondence with Pierre, Eleuthére Irénée, and Victor Marie du Pont, 1801-1816 (photostats from Eleutherian Mills Historical Library); and with George W. Featherstonhaugh (photostats from Mrs. Duane Featherstonhaugh).

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Letter regarding Waterhouse's teaching at Harvard Medical School and his membership in the Massachusetts Medical Society. From the description of Letter to Caleb Strong, 1812. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 231052789 Benjamin Waterhouse (1754-1846) was the Hersey Professor ofthe Theory and Practice of Physic at Harvard Medical School from 1783 to 1812. He was given an honorary degree by Harvard in 1786. He earned an MD from Leyden in 1780. He also was a professor ...

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Vaughan, Samuel

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Sampson (Ship)

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Franklin, William Temple, 1760-1823

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Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909

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