An Invoice of a Chest of Medicines Fitted on the Province & Delivered to Robert Ellis, 1709 August 30

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Content Notes

Invoice for a of a chest of medicine and medical supplies from Dr. John Clark (1667-1728), A.B., 1687, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, received by Dr. Robert Ellis (1671-1720) of Boston, Massachusetts, for use in a military expedition to Canada during Queen Anne’s War. The chest contained medicines including cream of tartar, diaphoretic antimony, and liquid laudanum, as well as medical instruments such syringes, meedles, and thread.

Biographical Notes

John Clark (1667-1728), A.B., 1687, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, was a physician active in Boston, Massachsuetts, in the early 1700s.