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Letter from John Warren to William Eustis regarding an opening at the Boston Marine Hospital Digital
Scope and Contents: Two page letter from John Warren (1753-1815) to Secretary of War William Eustis (1753-1825) regarding an opening at the Navy's Boston Marine Hospital. Warren remarks that he hopes that the new appointee would employ favorable teaching conditions for the faculty and students of the Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts and writes to support his son, John Collins Warren (1778-1856), as a possible candidate.
Overview: The Lyman Spalding papers, 1793-1965 (inclusive), 1793-1820 (bulk), contain correspondence of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, physician Lyman Spalding (1775-1821), his lecture notes on anatomy and surgery, Spalding's patient case histories and case reports, essays on medicine and meteorology, and tickets of admission to medical lectures at Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania. There are also botanical specimens Spalding collected in Portsmouth, and a small amount of twentieth century material...