Medical bill from Edward Augustus Holyoke to Joshua Pico, 1776 November 23

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About this Item

Creator
Holyoke, Edward Augustus , 1728-1829
Type
Invoices.
Language
English
Origin
Massachusetts
Description
1 manuscript
Date
1776
Repository
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990145977760203941

Content Notes

Receipted medical bill rendered from Dr. Edward Augustus Holyoke (1728-1829) to Joshua Pico on 23 November 1776 for attendance and administration of sundry medicines to the Pico family in Salem, Massachusetts, from 12 June 1775 to 10 July 1776. Payment was received by Holyoke on 23 November 1776.

Biographical Notes

Edward Augustus Holyoke (1728-1829), A.B., 1746, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, was a physician in Salem and the son of Harvard's ninth president, Edward Holyoke (1689-1769). He studied medicine under Thomas Berry (1695-1756) of Ipswich, Massachusetts, and once Holyoke's practice was established in Salem, he took on pupils including future Harvard Medical School professors John Collins Warren (1778-1856) and James Jackson (1777-1867). Holyoke was also the first president of the Massachusetts Medical Society from 1782 to 1784.