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Samuel G. Jarvis Account Book, 1844-1847

Collection number: MS 199

Size: 1 item (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Samuel G. Jarvis

Doctor from Claremont, N.H.

About the Samuel G. Jarvis Account Book

Approximately 5000 entries documenting services performed, their dates, and the amounts charged. For the most part, Dr. Jarvis makes house visits to mothers and their children, dispensing rudimentary medicines or sarsparilla, and applying leeches; two entries record the extraction of a pea from the nose of a child (cost 25 cents) and a tooth extraction (12.5 cents).

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Preferred Citation

Samuel G. Jarvis Account Book, 1844-1847, MS 199, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased: Charles Apfelbaum, July 12, 2001 (Accession number: 2001.28)