Manuscript archives of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1787-1847.

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College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary. Manuscript archives of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1787-1847.

Manuscript archives of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1787-1847.

Correspondence, financial papers, reports, medical cases, and fellowship applications and resignations, 1787-1847, kept by the Secretaries of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, particularly Samuel Powel Griffitts and Thomas Parke. Also includes correspondence from the Office of the President. Volume documents the history and activities of the College from its formation to 1847.

1 v. (661 p.)

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