The Influence of European Medical Texts on Colonial New England Medicine.



Dr. Thomas Williams' commission as  surgeon of the Regiment, signed by William Shirley. (Courtesy of Historic Deerfield, Inc., Deerfield, MA)

Ten of the twelve  medical texts mentioned in Elihu Ashley diary, (Courtesy of PVMA Library, Deerfield, MA).

Le Dran, A treatise or reflections drawn from practice on gun-shot wounds (with signatures) (Courtesy of PVMA Library, Deerfield, MA)
Le Dran, A treatise or reflections drawn from practice on gun-shot wounds. (Courtesy of PVMA Library, Deerfield, MA).

Quincy, Lexicon physico- medicum or New Medicinal Dictionary  (Courtesy of PVMA Library, Deerfield, MA).
Quincy, Pharmacopoeia officinalis & extemporanea or Complete English Dispensatory, in two parts, theoretic and practical. (Courtesy of PVMA Library Deerfield, MA).

Riverius, Practice of physick  (Courtesy of PVMA Library, Deerfield, MA).

Sharpe, A treatise on the operations of surgery  (Courtesy of PVMA Library, Deerfield, MA).

Thomas Williams' Notebook, Aphorisms of Hippocrates,  (Courtesy of PVMA Library, Deerfield, MA).
Thomas Williams' Notebook, Bite of a Mad Dog. (Courtesy of PVMA Library, Deerfield, MA).
Thomas Williams' Notebook, Dr.William Salomon's Botanology, (Courtesy of PVMA, Deerfield, MA).

Tissot, Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health. (Courtesy of the PVMA Library, Deerfield, MA).

Turner, Discourse Concerning Fevers (Courtesy of PVMA Library, Deerfield, MA).


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