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Dr. Nathan Colgate Whitehead Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00095
Scope and Contents

One page letter from Dr. Nathan Colgate Whitehead in Norfolk dated 19 February 1836.  It is an order from Dr. Whitehead for various elixirs and compounds presumably to be used for administration to his patients.  Included in his requests is sarsaparilla, li[qu]orice, French Chloride Lime, French Chloride Soda, Jujube paste, and Chloride Lime among other requests.

Edward Restieaux Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00178
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1863-1864, of Captain Edward Restieaux, the chief quartermaster of the Pennsylvania Reserves Divison under General Samuel Crawford. This ledger is a list of medicines given to soliders, and include the name of the medicine, amount given, and to whom it was given. Medicines given include potassium chlorate, bismuth, camphor, glycerin, and morphine, among many others.

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