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Benjamin Rush papers
Identifier: MSS 426
Overview Benjamin Rush, Philadelphia physician, in 1745 o.s. in Byberry Township. In 1768, he received his M.D. from the University of Edinburgh. He helped to establish the Philadelphia Dispensary and was a physician there until his death. Rush was also a member of the Provincial Congress in 1776, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and, in 1777, became Surgeon General of the Continental Army. He was a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia from 1787 to 1793.The...
Bill to Samuel Meredith for Philip Syng Physick’s consultation with Benjamin Rush
Identifier: MSS 2/140
Scope and Contents Receipted bill to Samuel Meredith for Philip Syng Physick’s consultation with Benjamin Rush, Sept. 1795, and operation and advice, Jan.-Feb. 1796. Bill bears autograph signature of Philip Syng Physick, 2 Jan. 1797.