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Thacher, James, 1754-1844, 22 A.L. to Fear (Thacher) Goodwin, 1787 March 1-1799 February 7, 1787 March 1-1799 February 7 Digital

File — Box: 1, Folder: 5Identifier: B MS c1
Scope and Contents: Correspondence about the course of treatment for his sister's tumors, in which Thacher advises her against using hemlock, instead recommending bloodletting and a "cooling physic." He further instructs her to follow an antiflammatory diet. He also writes with news of the deaths of his daughter and two sons and the grief his family is experiencing. Thacher further reports that he has taken on a medical pupil, and discusses a religious revival occurring in Plymouth. Other topics include his...

Thacher, James, 1754-1844, 22 A.L. to Fear (Thacher) Goodwin, 1800 February 4-1810 April, 1800 February 4-1810 April Digital

File — Box: 1, Folder: 6Identifier: B MS c1
Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence written over the course of a number of days in February 1800 about an illness that had afflicted his daughter and would cause her death. He also writes that he consented to an autopsy, and the two physicians who performed it found "about a tea cup full of water upon the brain which confirms my opinion that a dropsy of the brain was the cause of death." Also includes correspondence about the sudden illness and death of their mother in 1801, matters related to her estate,...

Thacher, James, 1754-1844, 22 A.L. to Fear (Thacher) Goodwin, 1813 March 10-1828 December 15, 1813 March 10-1828 December 15 Digital

File — Box: 1, Folder: 7Identifier: B MS c1
Scope and Contents: Correspondence reporting on his work on a new edition of his Dispensatory, and discussing religion, the War of 1812, and news of family and friends, including the death of their sister, Content.

Thacher, James, 1754-1844, 22 T.L. (copies [of correspondence to Fear Goodwin]); Boston, 46 sides (23 pages), circa 1930, 1930 Digital

File — Box: 1, Folder: 8Identifier: B MS c1
Scope and Contents: Transcriptions of correspondence from Thacher to his sister dated December 30, 1781-February 4, 1800, from folders 4-6.

Thacher, James, 1754-1844, 22 T.L. (copies [of correspondence to Fear Goodwin]); Boston, 46 sides (23 pages), circa 1930, 1930 Digital

File — Box: 1, Folder: 9Identifier: B MS c1
Scope and Contents: Transcriptions of correspondence from Thacher to his sister dated March 26, 1801-December 15, 1828, from folders 6-7.