Account books of Job Godfrey, 1773-1869 (inclusive), 1773-1810 (bulk)

About this Collection

Creator
Godfrey, Job , 1742-1813
Type
Account books.
Collection Title
Account books of Job Godfrey, 1773-1869 (inclusive), 1773-1810 (bulk)
Language
English
Origin
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Description
2 volumes: 1 volume at 15 x 6 inches; 1 volume at 16 x 7 inches.
Repository
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990127468570203941
To cite this material, use the information provided in the "Cite" tab in the top menu of the viewer with the digitized image. Please also add Colonial North America at Harvard Library to each citation.
Subjects
Account books
Patient Care--history
Fees and Charges
Accounts Payable and Receivable
Medical fees
Medical care--Massachusetts--History
Medical records
Medicine--Practice--Accounting
History of Medicine
Medical Records
More ...

Content Notes

Consists of two daybooks kept by Dr. Job Godfrey (1742-1813) recording the names of patients treated, drugs prescribed, and fees he charged between 1773 and 1810 in Taunton, Massachusetts. Also includes notes on personal accounting matters, such as the cost of school and boarding for his son. The second volume contains additional loose 19th century documents dating to 1869, including a plan of the farm of his grandson, Job M. Godfrey, in Lakeville, Massachusetts, and other maps and notes on mathematics.

Biographical Notes

Job Godfrey (1742-1813) was a physician practicing in Taunton, Massachusetts. He was also a soldier in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.