Ledger of James Lloyd, 1758-1776 (inclusive)
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- Lloyd, James , 1728-1810
- Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Ledger kept by Dr. James Lloyd (1728-1810) containing records of patients and diseases treated and fees paid between 1758 and 1776 in Boston, Massachusetts. Lloyd often listed the patients' occupations alongside their names. His services included tooth extraction and assisting with childbirth. The volume also includes some personal accounts and records of payment from patients treated by Lloyd and Dr. Joseph Warren (1741-1775), A.B., Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, at the smallpox hospital on Castle Island in Boston Harbor in 1764.
James Lloyd (1728-1810), honorary M.D., Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, worked as a surgeon's assistant and studied medicine at Guy's Hospital in London before returning to Boston in the mid 1750s to practice medicine.