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Pickering, Timothy (1745-1829) to Mrs. J. Sargent Murray

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09145 Author/Creator: Pickering, Timothy (1745-1829) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 22 May 1815 Pagination: 3 p.

Summary of Content: "By glancing my eye on a passage or two in your brother's history of his use, in multitude of instances during two years, of the 'eau medicinale' d'Husson, I noticed the precision of description which I should expect from Govr. Sargent, and which is essential to render such details a practical & safe guide to others in the application of the same medicine. Yet I have foreborne to read those numerous details, being determined never to have the gout..."

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Health and Medical

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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