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ITEM Identifier: B MS c2, 2

Spalding, Lyman, 1775-1821. A.L. (draft, unsigned), to [ ]; 1 side (4 pages), undated, circa 1806, 1806 Digital

Scope and Contents

Draft correspondence to an unknown recipient, probably a newspaper editor, relaying details of a case history of a patient with breast cancer, who underwent a mastectomy and later died when the cancer returned.


  • 1806

Language of Materials

Papers are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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


0.84 cubic feet (3 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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