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COLLECTION Identifier: B MS c2

Lyman Spalding papers

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.

Spalding, Lyman, 1775-1821. A.L. (draft) to Jean-Louis-Marie Alibert; Portsmouth, N.H., 1 side (2 pages), 1808 July 28, 1808 July 28 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence to French dermatologist Jean-Louis-Marie Alibert (1768-1837) expressing a wish to establish "a medical correspondence with some of the gentlemen" of the Faculté de Medecine in Paris, enclosed with copies of bills of mortality for Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Bartlett, Levi, 2 A.L.s. to Lyman Spalding; Kingston, N.H., 1819 August 19-September 1, 1819 August 19-September 1 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence from Kingston, New Hampshire, physician Levi Bartlett (1763-1828) regarding the outbreak of hydrophobia (rabies) in the midatlantic states, and the potential for treatment by flushing rabid dog bites or applying epipastics to the wound. Bartlett includes several case histories of patients and other animals who have recovered from rabies bites.

Batchelder, John Putnam, 1784-1868, A.L.s. to Lyman Spalding; Castleton, Vt.; 1 side (2 pages), 1819 December 3, 1819 December 3 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence from Dr. John Putnam Batchelder, M.D., 1815, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, a professor of anatomy at Castleton College in Vermont, inquiring if Spalding knew of a person who could create anatomical models for teaching purposes.

Spalding, Lyman, 1775-1821. A.L. (draft) to Joseph Warren Brackett; New York, 1 side (4 pages), 1817 February 15., 1810 February 12 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence to New York attorney Joseph Warren Brackett (1775-1826) regarding the attempt by the Board of Regents at Fairfield Medical College to remove him as professor, and his desire to be paid before handing in his resignation, which he enclosed with his letter.