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3 letters (2 ALS and 1 TLS), to Eli Geddes, M.D. of Charleston, SC

PEPPER, William

Published by n.p., Philadelphia, 1885
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1. ALS, Jan. 26, 1885, 1 leaf, folded, 2 pp.About the illness of a first-year medical student at Penn, whom Pepper suspects as having pneumonia. He describes his examinations, and lays out a course of treatment, including medication.2. ALS, Feb. 19, [1884 or 5]. 1 p.Detailing treatment of a patient with an empyema3. TLS, May 23, 1884, 1 p.Regarding a Mr. Evans and his heart condition. Pepper is leaning toward waiting until the Fall of the year to operate. William J. Pepper, Jr., M.D. (1843-1898) was a leader in medical education in the United States, as well as the Provost of the University of Pennsylvania and founder of the Philadelphia Free Library. He taught at Penn starting in 1868, eventually being elected Provost in 1881, and serving in that position for nearly fourteen years. He founded the Philadelphia Medical Times in 1870. He was known academically for his contributions to the theory and practice of medicine; his System of Medicine (1885) became a standard textbook in medical schools across America.Dr. Eli Geddings (1799-1878), who studied medicine at Abbeville and Philadelphia. He settled in Charleston in 1824 and became the first graduate of the Medical College of South Carolina. He opened a private school known as the Charleston academy of Meidicne, offering lectures and allowing students access to his personal library of over 700 volumes. Ultimately, he accepted the chair of anatomy and physiology at the University of Maryland, and edited the Baltimore Medical and Surgical Journal and Review from 1831 to 1837, when he returned to the Medical College of South Carolina as chairman of pathological anatomy and medical jurisprudence. Bookseller Inventory # 14354

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Title: 3 letters (2 ALS and 1 TLS), to Eli Geddes, ...

Publisher: n.p., Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1885

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