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Dr. Thomas Leslie Burgess Prescription Book [ca. 1860s?]

Manuscript volume, undated, of Dr. Thomas Leslie Burgess (1824-1896), physician's prescription book, presumably dating from the 1860s. Educated at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Burgess practiced medicine in and around Summerton in Clarendon County for many years.

His prescription book contains approximately sixty pages of handwritten text, with formulas for pharmaceuticals, lists of ingredients, and instructions for compounding and dosage.


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