Observations on a Letter from Dr. N. Chapman, of Philadelphia, to Dr. W.B. Tyler, of Frederick (Md.) on the Subject of Cholera, as Appearing in Philadelphia, August, 1832.

Chapman was “the leading medical man in Philadelphia after the passing of Benjamin Rush”


Letters on “pestilential cholera” by Dr. Nathaniel Chapman of Philadelphia, reprinted from newspapers and private correspondence.

Includes a fold-out statistical table of “Hospital Reports to the Board of Health” during the 1832 outbreak of cholera in Philadelphia, including data on both mortality and its geographical distribution.

Chapman was “[t]he leading medical man in Philadelphia after the passing of Benjamin Rush. Founded the Medical Institute of Philadelphia, first postgraduate medical school in America. First president of the American Medical Association (1848).” (DAMB)


Description: Observations on a Letter from Dr. N. Chapman, of Philadelphia, to Dr. W.B. Tyler, of Frederick (Md.) on the Subject of Cholera, as Appearing in Philadelphia, August, 1832.

[Np. Philadelphia?], 1833. viii, 48pp. + fold out table. Pamphlet. 8¼ x 5¼. Removed. Spine expertly re-backed with tissue. Lacking wrappers; brief foxing; very good.

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American Imprints 18183: MB; MBM; NNN; PHi; PPWa.


Price: $225.00

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