Medical bill from Donald Cummings to Biddeford (Me.), 1769 December 27

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About this Item

Creator
Cummings, Donald , d. 1774
Type
Invoices.
Language
English
Origin
Maine
Description
1 manuscript.
Date
1769
Repository
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990145783100203941

Content Notes

Itemized medical bill, dated 27 December 1769, in the amount of approximately thirteen pounds from Dr. Donald Cummings (died 1774) to the town of Biddeford, Maine, then part of Massachusetts Bay Province, for attending to William Hodge for a sore leg from 1767 to 1769. Cummings' services included dressing the leg and adminstering a purgative and other medicines.

Biographical Notes

Donald Cummings (died 1774) was a physician in Biddeford, Maine, then part of Massachusetts Bay Province. He came to America from Scotland as a surgeon in the British army in 1755.