Science and the Natural World
Science, medicine, Dr. Samuel P. Hildreth.
Compendium Medicinae Practicum ad
Author: Gulielmo Saunders, M.D.
This early medical manual contains Manasseh Cutler’s signature and the date 1779 in the flyleaf. His own detailed annotations are included on every page.
“Some calculi are so soft as to dissolve in common water. So simple a thing as raw coffee, only 50 berries in a Quart of water, boiled till it becomes of a deep greenish colour, 8 or 10 oz taken morning & evening . . .”
– Manasseh Cutler