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Legacy Library

Ohio Pioneers Virtual Exhibit: Science and the Natural World

Science and the Natural World

Science and the Natural World

Science, medicine, Dr. Samuel P. Hildreth. 

Bill of Mortality / Hildreth

Manuscript: Bill of Mortality by Dr. Samuel P. Hildreth

Portfolio of Insects / Dr. Samuel P. Hildreth

Portfolio of Insects (monarch butterfly) by Dr. Samuel P. Hildreth

Panel 8

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Ohio Pioneers Exhibit Panel 8

Manasseh Cutler’s Medical Manual

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Book: Medical Manual used by Manasseh Cutler

Compendium Medicinae Practicum ad Praelectiones Accommodatum
Author: Gulielmo Saunders, M.D.
London, 1767

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