S. Weir Mitchell and Benjamin Rush letters
Held at: Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia [Contact Us]19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103
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Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) was an American physician and writer. Benjamin Rush (1745-1813) was a Philadelphia physician and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
This is a small collection of items related to Benjamin Rush and S. Weir Mitchell. The materials include: printed portraits of Mitchell and Rush; a newspaper clipping of the Nathan Goodman portrait of Mrs. Rush; a 1809 letter from Rush to Julia Rush, discussing travel arrangements; a  letter from Mitchell to [C.] Moore, Esq. In the letter, Mitchell offers praise to Moore for his sonnets.
Accession number: 2000-003
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The collection is open for research.