Account book of John Perkins, 1744-1780 (inclusive)

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About this Item

Creator
Perkins, John , 1698-1781
Type
Account books.
Language
English
Origin
Massachusetts
Description
1 12 x 7.5 inches.
Repository
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/012740718

Content Notes

Ledger containing records of patients, treatment dates for medical services provided by Dr. John Perkins (1698-1781), and the fees he charged, payable via cash or barter, between 1744 and 1780 in Boston, Massachusetts. Among Perkins' services included smallpox inoculation.

Biographical Notes

John Perkins (1698-1781) was a Boston physician and essayist. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1774.