Account book, 1785-1792 (inclusive)
About this Item
- Rowe, Benjamin , 1750-1818
- New Hampshire
- 1 volume; 15 x 6.5 inches.
- Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Account book kept by Dr. Benjamin Rowe (1750-1818), of Kensington, New Hampshire, detailing patient care, the amount he charged for his medical services, and medicines administered, which commonly included emetics and cathartics, from 1785 to 1792. There are a number of leaves laid into the volume, and the one page contains the names and birth dates of Rowe's eight children.
Benjamin Rowe (1750-1818) was a physician in Kensington, New Hampshire. He studied medicine with his father, and practiced from 1771 until his death. Rowe was a surgeon's mate in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.