Medical bills from Samuel Dick to Joseph Copner, 1773 April 8-1779 May 10

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Content Notes

Consists of two receipted medical bills rendered to Joseph Copner by Dr. Samuel Dick (1740-1812) in 1773, in the amount of six pounds, for inoculating Copner's family and brother against smallpox, and in 1779, in the amount of seventy five pounds, on behalf of the estate of Solomon Alman for medical care of his daughter, Ann.

Biographical Notes

Samuel Dick (1740-1812) was a physician in Salem, New Jersey. He studied medicine in Scotland, after which he began practicing medicine in 1770 in Salem. He was a member of the New Jersey provincial congress in 1776, and served as a surgeon in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Dick also was a delegate from New Jersey to the Continental Congress and to the New Jersey convention to ratify the Constitution.