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Box 6

 Container

Contains 17 Collections and/or Records:

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, A.MS.; 3 sides (6 pages), 1829 March 13, 1829 March 13 Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 13Identifier: H MS c16
Scope and Contents: Manuscript addressed to his "kinsmen" in Rhode Island in which he writes about the life and accomplishments of John Fothergill.

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, A sketch of the influenza as it appeared in London in 1776, A.MS.; 1 side (2 pages), undated Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 14Identifier: H MS c16
Scope and Contents: Account of the spread of the disease in London, symptoms, and treatment, which included bloodletting.

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, Statuary and painting no. 4, A.MS.; 3 sides (4 pages), undated Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 15Identifier: H MS c16
Scope and Contents: Manuscript by Waterhouse on art in which he expresses his preference for the Flemish and Dutch painters over the Italians, writes about portraitist James Frothingham's interactions with Gilbert Stuart, and compares the study of medicine and of art.

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, A.MS.; 2 sides (4 pages), undated Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 16Identifier: H MS c16
Scope and Contents: Manuscript written by Waterhouse regarding Samuel Thomas, including the details of the men's first meeting, Thomas' impact on reformation medicine, and Thomas' imprisonment for murder in a malpractice case, a charge of which he was acquitted.

Friends, Society of. Westminster Monthly Meeting, MS.L.s. (unidentified hand, various signatures) to Friends, Society of. Amsterdam Meeting; London, 1 side (4 pages), 1778 October 19, 1778 October 19 Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 17Identifier: H MS c16
Scope and Contents: Certificate recommending Waterhouse to the Friends of Amsterdam, signed by John Hill, B. Bartlett, John Fothergill, John Bevans, and several other members of the Westminster Friends.

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, 8 A.L.s. to William Ware; Cambridge, folder 1, 1821 May 18-1825 September 5, 1821 May 18-1825 September 5 Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 4Identifier: H MS c16
Scope and Contents: Correspondence to his son-in-law regarding topics such as the characteristics of a successful minister, news of Ware's relatives, forwarding parcels to Waterhouse's son Benjamin in Glasgow, and instructions for aiding his son Andrew after his expected arrival in New York.

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, 8 A.L.s. to William Ware; Cambridge, folder 2, 1829 July 15-1833 April 15, 1829 July 15-1833 April 15 Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 5Identifier: H MS c16
Scope and Contents: Correspondence to his son-in-law on matters such as the dismissal of several deacons of the First Parish in Cambridge, Ware's agreement to give a sermon there, the suicide of attorney John Wendell Mellen, A.B., Harvard College, and the activities of his grandchildren. Also included correspondence addressed to Henry Ware, William's brother, which was passed along to William.

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, Lecture: On consumption, A.MS.; folder 3, 1823 November, 1823 November Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 8Identifier: H MS c16
Scope and Contents: Part three in a six-part lecture series delivered by Waterhouse on tuberculosis focusing on human growth from the time of conception, the changes in human constitution from infancy to old age, idiosyncrasies in the human constitution and temperament, and scrofula as one cause of consumption.

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, Lecture: On consumption, A.MS.; folder 4, 1823 December, 1823 December Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 9Identifier: H MS c16
Scope and Contents: Part four in a six-part lecture series delivered by Waterhouse on tuberculosis in which he discussed scrofula, and the digestive system, as well as causes and symptoms of dyspeptic consumption, and the process of breathing.

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, Lecture: On consumption, A.MS.; folder 5, 1824 March, 1824 March Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 10Identifier: H MS c16
Scope and Contents: Part five in a six-part lecture series delivered by Waterhouse on tuberculosis focusing on cough and the respiratory system, and the link between digestion and the lungs.