Letter, 1798 August 13 to Drs. Physick & Cooper.


Letter, 1798 August 13 to Drs. Physick & Cooper.

letter 5 leaves ; 35 cm. folded to 22 x 9 cm.

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Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813

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Benjamin Rush (January 4, 1746 [O.S. December 24, 1745] – April 19, 1813) was a Founding Father of the United States who signed the United States Declaration of Independence, and a civic leader in Philadelphia, where he was a physician, politician, social reformer, humanitarian, and educator and the founder of Dickinson College. Rush attended the Continental Congress. His later self-description there was: "He aimed right." He served as Surgeon General of the Continental Army and became a profess...

Cooper, Astley, Sir, 1768-1841

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English surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Perth, to Lady Bell, 1837 Sept. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526970 Surgeon who in late 1792, Cooper developed the subject of surgery as a separate course from anatomy. In 1816, he performed his celebrated operation of tying the aorta for aneurism. From the description of Lectures on surgery by Sir Astley Cooper, 1819. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 50003144 B...

Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837

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American physician considered to be the father of American surgery. From the description of Letters : Philadelphia, Pa., to Henry W. Physick, Rising Sun, Md., and Wilmington, Del., 1810 June 29 and 1821 Oct. 25. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 24851622 Philadelphia-born surgeon. A former student of Dr. Adam Kuhn, Physick became known as the "Father of American Surgery." He lectured on surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, where the position of "chair of surgery...