Ledgers of Daniel Peirce, 1762-1809 (inclusive)

About this Collection

Creator
Peirce, D. (Daniel)
Type
Ledgers (account books)
Collection Title
Ledgers of Daniel Peirce, 1762-1809 (inclusive)
Language
English
Origin
Maine
Description
2 volumes.
Repository
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990065069710203941
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Subjects
Peirce, D. (Daniel)
Medical fees
Delivery of Health Care--history
Medical care--Maine--History
Barter accounting
Poor--Medical care--New England--History
Accounts Payable and Receivable
Fees and Charges
History of Medicine
Patient Care--history
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Content Notes

Two ledgers, kept by Dr. Daniel Peirce (died 1808) of Kittery, Maine, between 1762 and 1809, record patients and diseases treated and payments received through cash or barter. The accounts primarily date between 1762 and 1801. Peirce also provided services to the town of Kittery on behalf of its indigent residents. Also includes tax records and assorted memoranda.

Biographical Notes

D. (Daniel) Peirce (died 1808) was a physician active in Kittery, Maine, between the 1760s and early 1800s.