Account book of John Perkins, 1744-1780 (inclusive)
About this Item
- Perkins, John , 1698-1781
- Account books.
- 1 12 x 7.5 inches.
- Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
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.
John Perkins (1698-1781) was a Boston physician and essayist. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1774.