Medical bill from William L. Abbot to Francis Carr, 1793 May 1

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About this Item

Creator
Abbot, William L. , 1765-1798
Type
Invoices.
Language
English
Origin
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Description
1 letter.
Date
1793
Repository
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990059061950203941

Content Notes

Medical bill rendered to Captain Francis Carr on 1 May 1793 for services provided by Dr. William L. Abbot (1765-1798) from 1790 to 1793, presumably in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Abbot's services to the Carr family included administering sugar of lead to Mrs. Carr for an unknown ailment and removing a tumor from Captain Carr's head. The bill is accompanied by twentieth century correspondence from the donor of the manuscript, Reginald Fitz.

Biographical Notes

William Lovejoy Abbot, (1765-1798), A.B., 1787, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, was a physician practicing in Haverhill, Massachusetts. He attended Phillips Academy, Andover, before entering Harvard, where he studied medicine and was a classmate of John Quincy Adams.