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Gustavus Darling Peck daybook

Identifier: MSS 2/226

Scope and Contents

Chronological record of G. D. Peck’s medical practice in Milford, Mass., 1832 Oct. 24-1834 Mar. 31. Entries list name of patient, reason for visit, fee charged, and ledger account number. Several patent medicines prescribed. Monthly summary accounts for 1832 and 1833 included. Also includes recipes and notes, including a reference, dated 1833 Jan. 1, to taking E. W. Carpenter as a medical student.


  • 1832 - 1834


Biographical / Historical

Gustavus Darling Peck, Massachusetts physician, was born circa 1778. He was admitted to the Massachusetts Medical Society in 1820. In the 1830s, Peck practiced in Milford, Mass. By 1850, he was practicing in Sunderland, Mass. Peck retired in 1853, removed to Newfield, N.J., in 1872, and died in 1875 at the age of 87.


1 volume

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Repository Details

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

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Philadelphia PA 19103 United States