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An address to the public, accompanied by documents, exposing the misrepresentations, calumnies and falsehoods, contained in the pamphlet of Elisha I. Hall, of Frederick County, Virginia.

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Mr. Brown speaks of a dispute he is having with Elisha Hall whom he describes as a quack doctor, land jobber, note shaver and Indian agent.

Account with Mrs. Sarah Oldham Meriwether and Dr. John L. Murray, 1814

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Sarah Oldham Meriwether's account with a physician, Dr. John L. Murray, describes the treatments he rendered.

Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short, 20 November 1819

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Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short, in which he writes of his discovery of new plants in Kentucky. He names a plant after Dr. Short, and asks him for more plant samples.

Medical Flora, or Manual of the Medical Botany of the United States of North America

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Manual of the medical botany of the United States, containing excerpts about American Maidenhair, common hemlock, common dogwood, yellow ladies' slipper, common strawberry, american pennyroyal, common dandelion, and sweet water-lily.

Letter from Walter Warfield to Richard Anderson, 28 February 1795

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Warfield writes to Anderson talking of Captain John O'Fallon's wife's illness and the treatment she must use to get better. The treatments listed include whiskey, wine, bitters, and a pill.