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Account of the Bilious Remitting Yellow Fever, as It Appeared in

RUSH, Benjamin.

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RUSH, Benjamin. An Account of the Bilious Remitting Yellow Fever, as It Appeared in the City of Philadelphia, in the Year 1793. Philadelphia: Printed by Thomas Dobson, 1794. 2nd ed. x, 363 pp. Full contemporary calf with red leather label on spine.Corners slightly bumped. Front hinge starting, else a very good copy. EVANS 27659. AUSTIN 1631. Rush's historic account of the Yellow Fever epidemic which he viewed as caused by unsanitary conditions. Physician and patriot, the young Rush befriended Benjamin Franklin in London while doing advanced medical training. He was appointed the first professor of chemistry in the colonies at the College of Philadelphia. He was a leader in calling for Independence and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He was appointed Surgeon-General of the Armies of the Middle Department serving until he resigned in a disagreement over medical conditions. Bookseller Inventory # 49515

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