Medical bill from William L. Abbot to Francis Carr, 1793 May 1
About this Item
- Abbot, William L. , 1765-1798
- No place, unknown, or undetermined
- 1 letter.
- Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
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.
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.