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Gove Saulsbury letter to George Bacon Wood

Identifier: MSS 2/187

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Saulsbury refers patient, Caleb H. Sipple, with indigestion to Wood’s care and describes case history and treatment, 11 Mar. 1851.


  • 1851-03-11


Biographical / Historical

Gove Saulsbury, physician and statesman, was born in Mispillionneck, Del., on 29 May 1815. He married Rosina Jane Smith in 1848; they had five children. Saulsbury died in Dover, Del., on 31 July 1881. Saulsbury received an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1842 and practiced in Dover. He was a delegate to the National Democratic Convention in 1856, 1876, and 1880. From 1862 to 1865, Saulsbury was a member of the Delaware Senate. He was appointed acting governor in 1865 and served as governor from 1866 to 1871.


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Part of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Repository

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