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Surgical kit, ca. 1770

Surgical kit, ca. 1770

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Dr. Jonathan Haskins used this surgical kit during the Revolutionary War while he served on board the Bonne Homme Richard under John Paul Jones during the action with the Serapis. It contains a metal tongue depressor, a tortoise shell cased knife, scissors, a suture needle and two probes.

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