Medical bill from Josiah Bartlett to Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1791-1792
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- Bartlett, Josiah , 1759-1820
- 1 manuscript.
- Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Itemized bill from Dr. Josiah Bartlett (1759-1820) to the town of Charlestown, Massachusetts, for unspecified medical services delivered to the poor in 1791 and 1792.
Josiah Bartlett (1759-1820), honorary M.B., Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, was a physician practicing in Charlestown, Massachusetts. He was a surgeon's mate under his mentor Isaac Foster (1736-1782), A.B., Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, who was chief surgeon at the army hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, during the American Revolutionary War. Bartlett joined the Massachusetts Medical Society in 1789, and was its recording secretary from 1792 to 1796.