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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Published by [1840s], [New York], 1840
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Title: Copied by Felix Mayer, an inmate of the ...

Publisher: [1840s], [New York]

Publication Date: 1840

Binding: Ephemera

Book Condition: Very Good+


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

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