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Remarks on Cholera, 1833

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Remarks on cholera as is appeared in Lexington, Kentucky, in June of 1833. From The Transylvania Journal of Medicine and the Associate Sciences.

A sketch of the medical topography of Lexington and its vicinity, 1806

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A sketch of the medical topography of Lexington and its vicinity: being an inaugural dissertation, submitted to the examination of the Rev. John Andrews, D.D. Provost (pro tempore), the trustees, and medical faculty of the University of Pennsylvania,…

A brief sketch of the history of Lexington, Kentucky, and of Transylvania University

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A brief sketch of the history of Lexington, Kentucky, and of Transylvania University : delivered as an introductory lecture to the winter course in the Medical Department of Transylvania University, on Monday evening, November 6th, 1854 / by…

Report of the Committee, appointed to inquire into the condition of the Louisville Hospital

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Report of the committee, appointed to inquire into the condition of the Louisville Hospital, to which is added, the report & petition of the managers of said institution.

Magendie's Physiology medical publication, 1822

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Medical publication broadside for Magendie's Physiology.

Letter from Dr. Daniel Drake to Dr. Charles Wilkins Short, 10 January 1807.

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In his 10 January 1817 reply (to Charles Wilkins Short), Drake states the high probability of there being two species of the coffee nut tree but that no one had recognized it. He also mentions that he had accepted a professorship at Transylvania…

Letter from Charles Wilkins Short to Daniel Drake, 17 December 1816.

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Dr. Charles Wilkins Short writes to see if Dr. Daniel Drake was aware of the two species of coffee nut tree. Included is a sketch of the tree's seed pod on the last page. He also addresses the rumors he has heard concerning Drake's relocation to…

Letter from Charles Caldwell to J. F. Leaming, 9 December 1820

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Discusses his experience with influenza, the medical school, and the conditions of living in Lexington, which he states, "all is not right with us...even in paradise was found one serpent..." He mentions some tension happening between his wife and a…

Letter from James L. Armstrong to Adam Beatty, 4 October 1803

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Letter to Adam Beatty from James L. Armstrong, secretary of the Lexington Medical Society, inviting him to join and lists the questions and subjects they intended to focus on during the winter.

Henry Miller observations on various medical topics, 22 November 1819

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In a letter from Henry Miller to Samuel Brown, he shares his observations and speculations on various medical topics, particularly perception, judgement, memory, irritability and sensibility.