Account book of Lott Cooke, 1793-1810 (inclusive)
About this Item
- Cooke, Lott.
- Account books.
- New Hampshire
- 1 12 x 7 inches.
- Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Account book, kept by Dr. Lott Cooke of Packersfield, New Hampshire, recording charges for visiting patients and administering medical services, for which Cooke often accepted payment-in-kind, from 1793 to 1819. Commonly prescribed medications included emetics and cathartics. One entry includes charges for traveling to Keene, New Hampshire, to provide testimony at court in 1793.
Lott Cooke was a physician active in Packersfield, New Hampshire, between the 1790s and 1810s.