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FILE — Box: 6, Folder: 3 Identifier: H MS c16

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, A.L.s. (copy) to Horton Howard; Cambridge, 3 sides (5 pages), 1831 March 10, 1831 March 10 Digital

Scope and Contents

Correspondence to Quaker physician Howard discussing the 1809 trial and acquittal of Samuel Thomson, Thomsonian medicine, and Waterhouse's admiration of Thomson's contributions to the medical field, such as the discovery of the emetic plant Lobelia inflata.


  • 1831 March 10

Language of Materials

Collection is in English, French, and Latin.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access requires advance notice. Contact Public Services for further information.


02.25 cubic feet (6 flat storage boxes)


Repository Details

Part of the Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) Repository

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