The Philanthropist, or, Institutions of benevolence / by a Pennsylvanian.

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Institutions of benevolence


Philadelphia : Published by Isaac Peirce, no. 12, South Fourth Street ; printed by R. & W. Carr, 1813.

Physical description

iv, 3 unnumbered pages, 8-99 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 20 cm

References note

Shaw & Shoemaker 29505
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 1540


Contains much of medical interest, including suggestions on the care of the sick in almshouses, on the care of infants and the aged, on dispensaries, on therapy in mental diseases, and on medical education. Concerned especially with Philadelphia institutions
Signatures: A-H⁶ I²
Film 633 reel 74 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 74, no. 1540).

Reproduction note

Microfilm. [Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1961. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm




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