Benjamin Vaughan letter to Dr. Page about bloodletting

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Benjamin Vaughan wrote this letter to Dr. Page on April 9, 1801 describing the treatment of a patient using the practice of bloodletting, or phlebotomy.

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  • Title: Benjamin Vaughan letter to Dr. Page about bloodletting
  • Creator: Vaughan, Benjamin
  • Creation Date: 1801-04-09
  • Subject Date: 1801-04-09
  • Town: Hallowell
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. S-189 Misc. Box 6/33
  • Collection: Benjamin Vaughan collection
  • Object Type: Text

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