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Letters of Benjamin Rush

Author: Benjamin Rush; L H Butterfield; Milwaukee Academy of Medicine. Book Collection.
Publisher: [Philadelphia] American Philosophical Society, 1951.
Series: Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, v. 30, pt. 1-2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here, in two volumes, is a collection of over 650 letters (two-thirds of them never before printed) from the pen of Benjamin Rush. A signer of the Declaration of Independence and the 18th century's most distinguished American physician, Rush was also a politician, pamphleteer, social reformer, chemistry professor, psychiatrist, college founder, church founder, and "enthusiastic lifelong student of everything under  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Collected correspondence
History
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
Letters of Benjamin Rush.
[Philadelphia] American Philosophical Society, 1951
(OCoLC)761008441
Named Person: Benjamin Rush; Benjamin Rush; Benjamin Rush
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Rush; L H Butterfield; Milwaukee Academy of Medicine. Book Collection.
OCLC Number: 14655121
Description: 2 volumes (xxxvii, 1295 pages) illustrations, portraits 25 cm.
Contents: V. 1. 1761-1792. --
v. 2. 1793-1813.
Series Title: Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, v. 30, pt. 1-2.
Responsibility: ed. by L.H. Butterfield.

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Here, in two volumes, is a collection of over 650 letters (two-thirds of them never before printed) from the pen of Benjamin Rush. A signer of the Declaration of Independence and the 18th century's most distinguished American physician, Rush was also a politician, pamphleteer, social reformer, chemistry professor, psychiatrist, college founder, church founder, and "enthusiastic lifelong student of everything under the sun."--Jacket.

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