Samuel Patterson, Jr. essay and examination questions
Identifier: MSS 2/210
Scope and Contents
Collection contains essay on the medicinal and therapeutic uses of iron and twelve examination questions with responses by Samuel D. Patterson, 1858 Apr. 19 and 20. Essay and questions form part of Patterson’s application for admission to the Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy. Essay was written at the U.S. Naval Home in Philadelphia and presented to the Board of Naval Surgeons of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
- Patterson, Samuel D. (Person)
Biographical / Historical
Samuel D. Patterson, Jr., of Schuylkill Haven and Perkiomen Bridge, Pa., received an M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1856. He was probably the son of Samuel D. Patterson, naval agent in Philadelphia during the 1840s.
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