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Title
An oration, delivered February 4, 1774, before the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia :  containing, an enquiry into the natural history of medicine among the Indians in North-America, and a comparative view of their diseases and remedies, with those of civilized nations, together with an appendix, containing, proofs and illustrations   / by Benjamin Rush.
Name/Creator
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813, creator
Huck-Saunders, Richard, 1720-1785
American Philosophical Society
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1159373 
Digital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Microforms (Lamont)

Countway Medicine

Houghton
Place of Origin
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed by Joseph Crukshank in Market-Street, between Second and Third Streets
Language
English
Description
118 p. ; 20 cm. (8vo)
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Indians of North America -- Medicine ;  Indians of North America -- Social life and customs ;  United StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia

Category
Medical Education and Practice

Note
Dedicated to Dr. Richard Huck.
Other Title
  Early American imprints. no. 13592
Other Title


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