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Letters of Benjamin Rush /
edited by L.H. Butterfield.
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[Philadelphia] American Philosophical Society, 1951.
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2 volumes (xxxvii, 1295 pages) illustrations, portraits 25 cm.
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[Philadelphia] American Philosophical Society, 1951.
contents note
V. 1. 1761-1792. -- v. 2. 1793-1813.
abstract
Here, in two volumes, is a collection of over 650 letters (two-thirds of them never before printed) from the pen of Benjamin Rush. A signer of the Declaration of Independence and the 18th century's most distinguished American physician, Rush was also a politician, pamphleteer, social reformer, chemistry professor, psychiatrist, college founder, church founder, and "enthusiastic lifelong student of everything under the sun."--Jacket.
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12229969
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1219-1229) and index.

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