An Account of the Institution and Progress of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia During a Hundred Years, from January, 1787

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Wm. J. Dornan, Printer, 1887 - Physicians - 308 pages
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Page 35 - Dissertations on the Reciprocal Advantages of a Perpetual Union between Great Britain and her American Colonies.
Page 182 - EXCEPT the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it : except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.
Page 42 - Cullen, late Professor of the Practice of Physic in the University of Edinburgh, in...
Page 76 - That your present crisis may have a happy issue, is the prayer and wish of him who has the honor to be, with great respect and esteem, Sir, your most obedient humble servant.
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Page 175 - -to advance the science of medicine, and thereby to lessen human misery, by investigating the diseases and remedies which are peculiar to this country ; by observing the effect of different seasons, climates, and situations, upon the human body; by recording the changes which are produced in diseases by the progress of agriculture, arts, population, and manners ; by searching for medicines in the American woods, waters, and in the bowels...
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Page 158 - Present, thirly-four members. Mr. Du PONCEAU, President, in the Chair. The following donations were announced: — FOR THE LIBRARY. Quarterly Summary of the Transactions of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Vol. I. No. 1. 8vo. Philadelphia, 1841 From the College. A New Dictionary of Medical Science. Third Edition, greatly modified and enlarged. By R. Dunglison, MD Philadelphia, 1842. — From the Author. Tijdschrift voor Natuurlijke Geschiedenis en Physiologic. Uitgegeven door J. Van der...
Page 5 - The Trustees of the Academy and Charitable School in the Province of Pennsylvania," were incorporated July 13, 1753. The Proprietors granted an additional charter May 14, 1755, in which the style of the board was changed to " The Trustees of the College, Academy and Charitable School of Philadelphia...
Page 34 - America, to see whether, after fourteen years' devotion to medicine I can get my living without turning apothecary or practising surgery. " My scheme of instituting lectures you will hereafter know more of. It is not prudent to broach designs prematurely ; and mine are not yet fully ripe for execution.

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