Guide to the Samuel G. Jarvis Account Book, 1844-1847
Collection number: MS 199
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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Samuel G. Jarvis Account Book, 1844-1847, MS 199, Milne Special
Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Purchased: Charles Apfelbaum, July 12, 2001 (Accession number: 2001.28)