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Gordon, William (1783-1851) to Aaron Hobart

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06313.04.045 Author/Creator: Gordon, William (1783-1851) Place Written: Hingham, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 April 1815 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 24 x 18.2 cm.

Summary of Content: In accordance with Mr. Litchfield's wishes, Dr. Gordon describes his situation. Litchfield was in a sick bed do to injuries sustained in a fight with his brother.

Background Information: Dr. William Gordon attended Phillips' Exeter Academy and later studied medicine with Dr. Kittredge of Andover, Massachusetts. He began his practice in Schoodic, Maine, before coming to Hingham, Massachusetts.

People: Gordon, William, 1783-1851
Hobart, Aaron, 1787-1858

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: LawInjury or WoundHealth and MedicalChildren and Family

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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