Account book of Messer Cannon, 1796-1810 (inclusive)

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Content Notes

Ledger kept by Dr. Messer Cannon (1768-1829) of Sullivan, New Hampshire, from 1796 to 1810, recording patients treated, medicines administered, and fees charged, mainly in Sullivan and Keene, New Hampshire. Commonly prescribed medicines were calomel and jalap, and Cannon's services included bleeding patients, extracting teeth, and dressing wounds. He accepted both cash and payment-in-kind. Tipped into the front of the volume is a handwritten analysis of the volume and brief biographical notes on Cannon by Dr. Osmon H. Hubbard of Keene, New Hampshire.

Biographical Notes

Messer Cannon (1768-1829) was a physician who practiced in Sullivan, New Hampshire, and surrounding towns.