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Sir, Your being a member of the Hon. the Gen. Assembly of this state, and our taking into our serious consideration, the great and important object of promoting the increase of medical knowledge in this country, must be our apology for troubling you with this letter.

Stearns, Samuel, 1741-1809.
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[1798]
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[Providence] : [Printed by Carter and Wilkinson], [1798]

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1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 43 x 32 cm

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Petition to a member of the Rhode Island General Assembly, for organizing a state lottery to raise funds for publishing and distributing medical literature
Attributed to Samuel Stearns by Shipton & Mooney
Imprint supplied by Alden
Text in three columns
NLM copy: in contemporary MS. at the head of the sheet: "State of Rhode Island. Jan. 25, 1798"; mutilated at end of text in the third column, affecting contemporary signatures: "Samuel Hudson [and] Daniel Knight, of Cranston, Seth Smith, Cyril Car[penter?]"; on the verso, addressed in manuscript: [M]r. Holden, Representative for Warwick.
Film 633 reel 90 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 90, no. 1819).

Publications note

Evans 34602
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 1819
Blake, J. NLM 18th cent., p. 431
Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 1572
ESTC (RLIN) W3334

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Microfilm. [Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1960. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm

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