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A detailed handwritten invoice 1761-1765 for medical care from Dr. Thomas Cadwalader, a founding father of Philadelphia medicine, early inoculator, and co-founder of the Pennsylvania Hospital

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Title

A detailed handwritten invoice 1761-1765 for medical care from Dr. Thomas Cadwalader, a founding father of Philadelphia medicine, early inoculator, and co-founder of the Pennsylvania Hospital

Subject

Invoices
Prescriptions--North America--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Patients
Wharton, James, 1732-1785

Description

Single page folded manuscript document written on both sides, Philadelphia, Pa., 1765 - a bill from Dr. Thomas Cadwalader to James Wharton for medicine and drugs prescribed from July 18, 1761 through March 6, 1765. Docketing on the back reads: "Mr. James Wharton acct." Measures 6" x 14-3/4 unfolded. Likely in the hand of Thomas Cadwalader and thus signed at top, "Thos. Cadwalader".

Creator

Cadwalader, Thomas, 1707 or 1708-1779

Publisher

Digitized by the rights holder

Date

July 18, 1761-March 6, 1765

Language

English

Type

Invoices

Identifier

cadwalader_invoice

Spatial Coverage

Philadelphia, Pa.

Temporal Coverage

Eighteenth century

Provenance

JK Paper

Rights Holder

Anonymous. Name available upon request.

Citation

Cadwalader, Thomas, 1707 or 1708-1779, “A detailed handwritten invoice 1761-1765 for medical care from Dr. Thomas Cadwalader, a founding father of Philadelphia medicine, early inoculator, and co-founder of the Pennsylvania Hospital,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed December 8, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/8151.