Name Benjamin Rush Letter
Dates 1797
Extent 1 item
Historical Note Dr. Benjamin Rush (1745-1813) was a renowned figure in early American Medicine and was a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence.    Rush served as the Surgeon-General of the Continental Army and later became a professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.  For a more information on Dr. Rush, select this link for a biographical summary made available by the UAB Reynolds-Finley Historical Library.
Scope and Contents One holograph letter dated January 13, 1797, and sent from Dr. Rush to Elisha Boudinot, Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, who was the uncle of Dr. Rush's wife.
Arrangement n/a
Accession Number M2001-14
Provenance Donated to the UAB Archives in 2001 by the daughter and son-in-law of the late U.S. Senator Lister Hill (Ala).
Copyright The UAB Archives maintains its proprietary rights to all material in this collection.
Fnding Aid Printed descriptive guide by Tim L. Pennycuff available in repository.
Access Points Boudinot, Elisha,  d  1749-1819.
Rush, Benjamin,  d  1745-1813.
Document Types Correspondence
Location Manuscript Stacks
Related Series n/a
Physical Condition Acid free folder, acid free box

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