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Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, 2 A.L. (copies?) to Wooster Beach; Cambridge, 1836 July 20-1836 July 23, 1836 July 20-1836 July 23 Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 1Identifier: H MS c16
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Correspondence to Beach, founder of the eclectic medical movement, in which Waterhouse addresses some of the ideas contained in Beach's three-volume The American Practice of Medicine. Waterhouse also discusses Samuel Thomson's education and his career in alternative medicine.

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, A.L.s. to Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn; Cambridge, 1 side (2 pages), 1833 July 17, 1833 July 17 Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 2Identifier: H MS c16
Scope and Contents: In correspondence to lawyer and politician Dearborn, Waterhouse comments on three volumes of a manuscript he had sent Waterhouse, possibly his Manuscript on the Life of General Dearborn. The seven-volume book, published in 1822-1824, addressed the contemporary controversy over differing accounts of his father, General Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), and General Israel Putnam (1718-1790) regarding the Battle of Bunker Hill. Waterhouse also discusses the activities of the local Anti-Masonic...

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

File — Box: 6, Folder: 3Identifier: H MS c16
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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.

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
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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
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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 1, 1823 August 9, 1823 August 9 Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 6Identifier: H MS c16
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Part one in a six-part lecture series delivered by Waterhouse on tuberculosis and its possible causes and symptoms, and cold-related illness. Includes discussion of the illness as it affects women, and a review of the function of the lungs. He further discusses the process of "hardening" children by exposing them to cold or cold water, and the ways that practice makes them susceptible to illness.

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, Lecture: On consumption, A.MS.; folder 2, 1823 September, 1823 September Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 7Identifier: H MS c16
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Part two in a six-part lecture series delivered by Waterhouse on tuberculosis and the effects of cold on the mucous membrane, including discussion of catarrh, tubercles, the research of Matthew Baillie, Gaspard Laurent Bayle, and René Laennec, and hæmoptysis, or spitting of blood.

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

File — Box: 6, Folder: 8Identifier: H MS c16
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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
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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
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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.

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, Lecture: On consumption, A.MS.; folder 6, undated Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 11Identifier: H MS c16
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Part six in a six-part lecture series delivered by Waterhouse on tuberculosis which focuses on the diaphragm, symptoms of tuberculosis and how those afflicted decline in health, and causes of the disease in New England, which Waterhouse attributes in part to exposure to cold.

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, Introductory public lecture, A.MS.; Cambridge, 15 sides (29 pages), 1831 November 17-1836 October 1, 1831 November 17-1836 October 1 Digital

File — Box: 6, Folder: 12Identifier: H MS c16
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Contains assorted notes and lectures delivered by Waterhouse on various topics, including the nullification crisis in South Carolina, industry, natural history and civil history, and advances in science and technology. The first two pages of the second lecture are missing.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.