Medical bill from Philip Turner to the state of Connecticut, 1797 October 27
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- Norwich (Conn.) , Selectmen.
- 1 letter.
- Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Receipted bill submitted to the state of Connecticut on behalf of Dr. Philip Turner (1740-1815) on 27 October 1797 for medical treatment given to George Smith,a "transient mulatto fellow" who was suffering from corrosive ulcerations, from August to October 1797, in Norwich, Connecticut. His servicesincluded washing the ulcers with mineral solutions, dressing the area, and administering mercurials. The bill includes a note that Smith had applied to the Norwich town selectmen for assistance, and they referred him to Turner.
Philip Turner (1740-1815) was a physician active in Connecticut in the 1790s.