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John Perceval Document Set - 1736 November 9

John Perceval document set. 1 item-two leaf pamphlet with letter and two engravings The letter reads as follows: "Charlton 9 Nov. 1736 Dear Cosen I approve the draft you sent me, but have added what you find in the enclosed, thinking it very proper that where so many virtues meet they should be taken notice of. Bayls Dictionary is not properly a history, but a collection of such notices as he could procure of particular mens lives, & on such occasions, it is the Readers delight & improvment to know the minutes & particulars concerning them: where, therefore, such particulars make for the reputation of the person in question, they should not be omitted. If the present age were

Image of Hugh Mercer document set - 1758 December 3 [letter]; n.d. [engraving]; n.d. [engraving].

Hugh Mercer document set - 1758 December 3 [letter]; n.d. [engraving]; n.d. [engraving].

Hugh Mercer document set. 1 item - 4 leaf pamphlet with letter and engraving. A.L.S., 1758, December 3, Camp at Loyal [Naming?], to William De[viny?], Governors Commander in Chief, Province of Pennsylvania; 1) congratulations on success of expedition against Fort Duquesne, and 2) request to assist an officer [name illegible] obtain his pay. Hugh Mercer portrait engravings. First engraving is portrait of head, signed "G.R. Hall." Below in block letters; "GEN. HUGH MERCER." "(From a pencil drawing by Col. Trumbull.)" "Printed by W. Pate" "NEW YORK G.P. PUTNAM & CO." Second engraving is a battle scene, inscribed "Eng'd by R. Thew" Beneath in block letters; "BATTLE OF PRINCETON_ DEATH OF ME

Joseph Warren document set - 1775 May 19 [letter]; n.d. [engraving]; 1775 July 2 [letter]

Joseph Warren document set; 2 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter and engraving; 2 leaf pamphlet with letter (first letter - both printed and handwritten) "The Congress of the Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay. To William Bowdoin Gentleman Greeting. We, reposing especial Trust and Confidence in your Courage and good Conduct, Do, by these Presents, constitute and appoint you the said William Boden to be Lieutenant of the Foot Company in the Regiment of foot whereof John Patterson Esqr. is Colonel raised by the Congress aforesaid, for the Defence of said Colony. You are, therefore, carefully and diligently to discharge the Duty of a Lieutenant in leading, ordering, and exercising the said Compa

Alonzo Garcelon document set - 1852 September 29 [letter]; n.d. [engraving]

Alonzo Garcelon document set; 1 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter and engraving Letter signed by Alonzo Garcelon. Majority is illegible, though some parts can be read. He writes in regards to the cost of flour coming from Montreal and also writes "...an abstract of the charges on a lot..." Total of forty-one lines long. Garcelon, Alonzo, 1813-1906, was elected as the first Democratic governor of Maine in 1879. Garcelon was primarily a physician who at the outbreak of the Civil War was appointed surgeon general of Maine and served in the first battle of Bull Run and at Antietam.

Samuel Adams document set - 1775, November 14th [letter]; 1778 January 5th [letter]; 1774 [engraving]; n.d. [engraving]

2 a.l.s. The first letter: 1/2 p. a.l.s. , addressed on the back Letter is dated: Philadelphia, November 14th, 1775 Addressed to: Dear Sir (The Hon. James Warren, Esq.) Letter includes information about a physician; the author thinks he will be a good friend for the addressee. Signed: I am in (illegible) your affectionate Friend S. Adams The second letter: 4 p. a.l.s. Letter is dated: Boston, January 5th, 1778 Addressed to: My dear Sir; name at end of document: (illegible) Lee Letter includes information about the United States. Signed: Samuel Adams Samuel Adams (September 27 [O.S. September 16] 1722[2] – October 2, 1803) was an American statesman, politician, writer and po

Jonathan Elmer document set - 1791 February 16 [letter]

1 a.l.s. The first letter: 1 p. a.l.s. Addressed to: Sir [Ebeneezer Elmer] Dated: Philadelphia, February 16th, 1791 The letter concerns the misunderstanding of the previous letter, which was about public transactions. The letter is formal, and it is not readily apparent that it is to his brother. Signed: I am your humble servant Jonathan Elmer Ebenezer Elmer (August 23, 1752– October 18, 1843) was an American physician from Bridgeton, New Jersey. He represented New Jersey in the U.S. Congress from the Democratic-Republican Party from 1801 to 1807. Elmer was born in Cedarville, New Jersey on August 23, 1752. He pursued an academic course, studied medicine and practiced in Cedarvill

Edward Hand document set - 1789 July 28 [letter]

1 a.l.s. The first letter: 2 p. a.l.s. Dated: Lancaster, July 28th, 1789 Addressed to: Dear Sir [Jasper Yeates] The letter concerns a death and the recipient's son. Signed: Edward Hand Edward Hand (December 31, 1744 – September 3, 1802) was a physician, farmer, congressman, and a general officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He commanded troops in some of the key battles of the war, including Long Island and Trenton. As Adjutant General of the Continental Army, he assisted General George Washington in the siege of Yorktown. (Wikipedia)

John Hanson document set - 1782 April 30 [letter]

1 a.l.s. The first letter: 1 p. a.l.s. Dated: Philidelphia, April 30th, 1782 Addressed to: Dear Doctor [Phillip Thomas] The letter concerns medical news. Signed: JH John Hanson (14 April [O.S. 3 April] 1715 – November 22, 1783) was a delegate to the United States in Congress Assembled from Maryland. Because he was the first President of Congress from Maryland to serve under a fully ratified Articles of Confederation (Maryland did not complete the process and sign until March 1, 1781), John Hanson has been called the First President of the United States in Congress Assembled. He did serve a full one-year term, November 5, 1781 to November 4, 1782, as President of the United States

Noble Wimberly Jones document set - 1796 August 23 [letter]

1 a.l.s. The first letter: 1 p. a.l.s. Dated: Savannah, August 23rd, 1796 Addressed to: My Dear Son [Dr. George Jones] The letter concerns the illness of the recipient. Signed: Your truly affectionate father W Jones Noble Wimberly Jones (c. 1723 – January 9, 1805) was an American physician and statesman from Savannah, Georgia. A leading Georgia patriot in the American Revolution, he served as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1781 and 1782. George Jones (February 25, 1766 - November 13, 1838) was a United States Senator from Georgia. Born in Savannah, he received an academic training, studied medicine with his father, and practiced for a number of years. He participated

Ephraim Paine document set - 1784 March 9 [letter]

1 a.l.s. The first letter: 1 p. a.l.s. Dated: New York, March 9th, 1784 Addressed to: Sir The letter concerns religion and politics. Signed: Ephraim Paine Ephraim Paine (August 19, 1730–August 10, 1785) was an American physician and political leader from Dutchess County, New York. He was a delegate for New York to the Continental Congress in 1784. Politically, Paine was viewed as a radical of the left, usually at odds with the landed conservative forces in New York. He built a base of support in Dutchess county with small farmers and merchants. He was a primitive or evangelical Christian firmly against an aristocracy, and served as a lay preacher in Baptist meetings. His neighbor

James Schureman document set - 1814 March 9 [letter]

1 a.l.s. The first letter: 1p. a.l.s. Addressed to: Dear Sir [Thomas Ward] Dated: New Brunswick, New Jersey, March 9th, 1814 The letter concerns a requested letter of recommendation Signed: James Schureman James Schureman represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress as well as the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate. He was elected to the New Jersey General Assembly from 1783 to 1785. In 1786, New Jersey sent him as a delegate to the Continental Congress. That same year he was one of those at the Annapolis Convention that called for a new constitution for the United States. He continued in the Congressional session of 1787, then was returned to th

James Tilton document set - 1805 February 24 [letter]

1 a.l.s. First letter: 2p. a.l.s. Addressed to: Dear Sir [A. Rodney] Dated: Bellevue, February 24th, 1805 The letter concerns a previous correspondence and the health of various individuals Signed: James Tilton James Tilton was an American physician and soldier from Dover, Delaware. Delaware named Tilton as a delegate to the Continental Congress three times from 1783 until 1785, although he didn't attend sessions in the last year. He also served several terms in the state's House of Representatives. Dr. Tilton was appointed and served as the first Surgeon General from June 1813 until June 15, 1815 (Wikipedia).

William Samuel Johnson document set - 1770 February 5 [letter]

1 a.l.s. First letter: 2p. a.l.s. Addressed to: Dear Sir [James Duane, Esq.] Dated: Westminster, February 5th, 1770 The letter concerns the medical examination of Mr. Johnson's father, Samuel Johnson. Signed: William Samuel Johnson William Samuel Johnson (1727-1819) was an early American statesman who was notable for signing the United States Constitution, for representing Connecticut in the United States Senate, and for serving as president of Columbia University (Wikipedia). Probably: James Duane (February 6, 1733–February 1, 1797) was a lawyer, jurist, and Revolutionary leader from New York. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress, a U.S. District Judge, New York

Image of Dr. Charles H. Burr - Drawing

Dr. Charles H. Burr - Drawing

A charcoal drawing of a man, has a dark jacket, white shirt with a high collar, dark, slightly receding, hair. The back of the frame has a small paper label that says "R. H. Knight./Art Store./Gold Frame Manufacturer/37 Temple St., Portland". A label (now in the object file) reads "Dr. Charles H. Burr/Homeopath of Portland/D. 1884"

Image of Dr. Charles H. Burr - Drawing

Dr. Charles H. Burr - Drawing

A charcoal drawing of a man, has a dark jacket, white shirt with a high collar, dark, slightly receding, hair.

Image of Clinical Club of Portland - 1888

Clinical Club of Portland - 1888

The front of the photograph is captioned with a name next to each photograph, and titled, "Clinical Club of Portland (about 1888)." From typed description on back: "Composite photograph of the CLINICAL CLUB of Portland, about 1890[88 written in pencil above]. At this date it was a fashion to overlay the various plates of phitography [sic] and by a process of printing throw light through all of them. Here in the central picture we have a composite of the pictures arranged out side. Beginning at the top is Israel T. Dana, then to the Right, Dr. Henry H. Hunt, Dr. Frederick H. Gerrish, Dr. Henry P. Merrill, Dr. Lewis Pendleton, Dr. Stephen Holmes Weeks, Dr. Seth ["Chellis" crossed out and "Ch

Image of Portland Medical Club Annual Meeting - 1913 Dec. 4

Portland Medical Club Annual Meeting - 1913 Dec. 4

Group of men in suits posing at formal dinner"Portland Medical Club, Annual Meeting, Dec. 4, 1913." Tracing paper flap is taped over photograph, with numbered outlines of each person, corresponding to names listed on bottom of page.

Image of Portland Medical Club Annual Outing - 1913 June

Portland Medical Club Annual Outing - 1913 June

Group of men in suits posing in front of farm house, with porch. Caption reads, "Portland Medical Club, Annual Outing, June 1913." Tracing paper flap is taped over photograph, with numbered outlines of each person, corresponding to names listed on bottom of page.

Image of Daniel Hill Owen (1836-1907) - 1845 circa

Daniel Hill Owen (1836-1907) - 1845 circa

Daguerreotype in wood case with dark leather cover. Portrait of young man in a dark suit with a large bow tie, identified as Daniel Hill Owen (Dec. 30, 1836 - May 6, 1907). Cheeks are hand-colored. Perhaps taken while Owen was in medical school. Born in Buxton, he attended Bowdoin College's Medical School of Maine in 1860, but did not graduate. Bowdoin records list Owen as undertaking a residency program in Portland in 1860. He was a physician from 1862 until his death in 1907, practicing either in Portland on Sherman St. or in Sherman, Maine. Case exterior decorated with floral bouquet design.