Correspondence from Aaron Dexter to Welcome Arnold, 1786 October 14

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About this Item

Creator
Dexter, Aaron , 1750-1829
Type
Correspondence.
Language
English
Origin
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Description
1 letter.
Date
1786
Repository
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990061847710203941

Content Notes

Correspondence from Aaron Dexter (1750-1829) to merchant Welcome Arnold (1744-1798), of Providence, Rhode Island, dated 14 October 1786, describing his experience transporting drugs from France to the United States, and the insurance he bought in France for the shipment.

Biographical Notes

Aaron Dexter (1750-1829), A.B., 1776, honorary M.D., 1786, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the founding faculty members of the Harvard Medical School, was professor of Chemistry and Materia Medica from 1783 to 1816.