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Cogswell, William (1760-1831) Return of the general hospital at Moorse house from the 1st to the 8th of January 1784

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02926 Author/Creator: Cogswell, William (1760-1831) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: 8 January 1784 Pagination: 1 p. ; 21.2 x 17 cm.

Summary of Content: Cogswell, hospital mate, directs this hospital return to Major General Henry Knox. Lists admitted, discharged, deceased. Also lists numbers of those with fever, dysentery, rheumatism, epilepsy, and other conditions at the "General Hospital at [Moorse house]." Addressed to John Forbes, hospital steward.

People: Cogswell, William, 1760-1831
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Muster Rolls and ReturnsMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyHospitalHealth and MedicalDiseaseRevolutionary War General

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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