Account books of an unidentified physician, 1789-1800 (inclusive)

About this Collection

Type
Account books.Medical records.
Collection Title
Account books of an unidentified physician, 1789-1800 (inclusive)
Language
English
Origin
United States
Description
2 volumes.
Repository
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990146264080203941
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Subjects
Delivery of Health Care--history
Barter accounting
Medical care--History
Medicine--Practice--Accounting
Accounts Payable and Receivable
Fees and Charges
History of Medicine
Troy (N.Y.)

Content Notes

Two ledgers containing the names of patients, medicines administered, and fees charged by an unidentified physician in Troy, New York, whose services included smallpox inoculation and bloodletting, dated 1789-1800. The physician accepted both cash and payment-in-kind.