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Anatomical illustrated plates
Plates by Charles Wilkins Short, illustrating the growth stages of the human embryo, muscles of the jaw and face, muscles and blood vessels of the arm and leg, and a leg brace.

Letter from Joseph Buchanan to Samuel Brown, 9 November 1820
Discusses the advantages of establishing a penal colony in the West to replace the present "ineffective" penitentiary system, and the failure of Cincinnati's medical school to commence yet due to the absence of the professor of anatomy and surgery,…

Letter from John J. Audubon to Richard Harlan, 20 March 1833

Letter in which Audubon discusses his recent seizure that left him paralyzed in his pen hand, mouth, and lips, and the gassing of a golden eagle so he could paint it. Discusses his "Birds in America" series.