Samuel Brown : papers, 1817-1825.

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Brown, Samuel, 1769-1830. Samuel Brown : papers, 1817-1825.

Samuel Brown : papers, 1817-1825.

The Samuel Brown papers contain much information on the medical community in the United States in the early 19th century. Letters from fellow doctors discuss medical news, recent cases, medical research, education, outbreaks of diseases, and opinions and gossip about other doctors. In addition, there is correspondence from family and friends, primarily from Alabama, that relates not only family news but also information regarding plantations, slaves, cotton, weather, education, local and national politics, finances, and the economy. Correspondents include Daniel Drake, Coleman Rogers, Rene LaRoche, Richard Harlan, Benjamin Silliman, John Revere, Henry Miller, Jr., Thomas Cooper, Charles Caldwell, Francois Andre Michaux, Horace Holley, Thomas George Percy, John W. Walker, and Thomas Hill Williams.

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