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Title The public dr to Lining & Chalmers [manuscript]: bill, 1753
Author Lining, John (1708-1760)
Date
Document Type Financial Record; Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Bill for £25-5-0 submitted to the public (probably the province of South Carolina) for medicines and visits to the Cherokees, July 2-5, 1753, at the "Free School" and at "Mr. Hawkins". There are itemizations for vomits, doses of rhubarb, stomachic mixtures, purges, collyrium, anodyne mixtures, etc.
Names Lining, John (1708-1760)
Places South Carolina, United States
Keywords bill, invoice, medicine, health, British Colonialism, British North America
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast
Additional Information Charleston, S.C., physician and physicist, who worked in partnership with Lionel Chalmers, a physician and author. Both studied medicine in Scotland and are noted for their scientific investigations and writings: A treatise on the weather and diseases of Carolina (Chalmers); Essay on fevers (Chalmers); History of yellow fever (Lining).
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 515
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue