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The Resource Photostat collection of letters between Rush and George Washington, compiled by Nathan G. Goodman

Photostat collection of letters between Rush and George Washington, compiled by Nathan G. Goodman

Label
Photostat collection of letters between Rush and George Washington, 1777-1803,
Title
Photostat collection of letters between Rush and George Washington
Statement of responsibility
compiled by Nathan G. Goodman
Inclusive dates
1777-1803,
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Negative photostat copies of letters and other documents relating to Benjamin Rush and his practice in the Army.
Cataloging source
PPC
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1746-1813
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Rush, Benjamin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1732-1799
  • 1899-
  • 1737-1793
  • 1754-1828
  • 1742-1829
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  • Washington, George
  • Goodman, Nathan G.
  • Hancock, John
  • Currie, William
  • Buchan, David Stewart Erskine
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Military Medicine
Summary expansion
Contains letters of Benjamin Rush to George Washington dated Feb. 13, 1777; May 13, 1777; Aug. 30, 1777; two memoranda dated Dec. 23, 1777 with photocopy of letter of J. Norcum to Washington, criticizing Rush, dated Dec. 29, 1777. Letters from George Washington to Benjamin Rush are dated May 16, 1777; Sept. 4, 1777; Jan. 12, 1778. Includes also a transcript, signed by John Hancock, of Congress' action on July 1st, 1777, electing Benjamin Rush Physician-general of the Hospital in the Middle Department (of the Army); also of its action on July 2, electing Wm. Brown "in the room of Dr. Rush, " Rush apparently having declined. Also two letters, 1801, conveying copies of Benjamin Rush's works to Wm. Currie and Lord Buchan; also a letter, 1803, no addressee, concerning admittance of a poor patient to the hospital
Label
Photostat collection of letters between Rush and George Washington, compiled by Nathan G. Goodman
Instantiates
Note
  • Photostat, negatives. Compiled in 1933 by Nathan Goodman
  • These letters are not cited directly by Goodman in his biography of Rush, nor included in Butterfield's selection of Rush's letters
Control code
000109055
Extent
  • 1
  • (14 items).
Immediate source of acquisition
Goodman, Nathan G.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 109055
  • 109207
  • ocm20674187
Type of unit
envelope
Label
Photostat collection of letters between Rush and George Washington, compiled by Nathan G. Goodman
Note
  • Photostat, negatives. Compiled in 1933 by Nathan Goodman
  • These letters are not cited directly by Goodman in his biography of Rush, nor included in Butterfield's selection of Rush's letters
Control code
000109055
Extent
  • 1
  • (14 items).
Immediate source of acquisition
Goodman, Nathan G.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 109055
  • 109207
  • ocm20674187
Type of unit
envelope

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