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COLLECTION Identifier: B MS c21

Albigence Waldo papers

Dix, Elijah, 1747-1809, A.L.s. to Albigence Waldo; Worcester, Mass., 1 side (2 pages), 1792 May 22, 1792 May 22 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence from Dix, a fellow physician, regarding the case of a patient, Captain Joseph King, who had long been afflicted with "humors in his legs of a very troublesome kind." Dix asks Waldo his medical opinion regarding whether the best course of treatment might be amputation.

Flint, Joseph Henshaw, 1786-1846, A.L.s. to [Lucy] Waldo; 1 side (2 pages), undated Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding inflammation in Lucy Waldo's breast, and Dr. Flint's plan to visit her and examine the afflicted area. The letter is undated but given Flint's date of birth, it was most likely was written in the early 1800s, well after Waldo's death.

Little, ? A.L.s. to Albigence Waldo; Morristown, N.Y., 1 side (4 pages), 1780 March 6, 1780 March 6 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence discussing the wishes of Captain Little's friends that he leave the army, which he writes he is not inclined to do. Little also writes about his poor health preventing him from studying more than two or three hours a day.

Monro, Stephen, A.L.s. to Albigence Waldo; 1788 November 20, 1788 November 20 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence describing the symptoms of a patient who had inflammation and fetid matter collecting in his upper body. Monro asks that Waldo visit the patient and assess him in person. The letter is addressed to Dr. Jonathan Waldo of Woodstock, Connecticut; it is unclear if this is an error on the part of the correspondent.