Copied by Felix Mayer, an inmate of the Lunatic Asylum. B.I. I do hereby appoint M. Harris Ranney M.D. An Assistant Physician to the Hospital.
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Large manuscript broadside; 600x500mm; pen and ink on vellum. A little wrinkled, with a few small, faint spots of staining. Document tracing the career of M. Harris Ranney within the Bellevue Hospital system attached to the Alms House, from Assistant Physician (1846), to Resident Physician of the Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell's Island (1848), for which he received "a Salary at the rate of Fifteen hundred Dollars per annum." Moses Harris Ranney (1814-1864) held his position at the asylum for nearly 20 years. He was a member of the Pathological Society and a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. Bookseller Inventory # JC12056
Title: Copied by Felix Mayer, an inmate of the ...
Publisher: [1840s], [New York]
Publication Date: 1840
Book Condition: Very Good+
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