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Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912 Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R458
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Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912 Volume 2 (Paperback): S.J. Clarke
Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912 Volume 2 (Paperback): S.J. Clarke

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Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912 Volume 2 (Paperback)

S.J. Clarke

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIII. MEDICAL CINCINNATI. THE PIONEER PHYSICIAN AND THE HARDSHIPS HE ENDURED FIRST KNOWN DISCIPLE OF ESCULAPIUS A SURVEYOR KILLED BY THE INDIANS'--DR. DRAKE THE MOST NOTED PIONEER WHO WRITES OF HIS TIME ENTERTAININGLY MEDICAL COLLEGES LIBRARIES SOCIETIES HOSPITALS. BY A. G. DRURY, A. Mv M. D. FORE-WORD. The medical history of Cincinnati for the first thirty years of the city's existence is that of individuals only, no records have been found of any organizations prior to 1818. Thanks for material assistance are tendered to the officers and staffs of the various hospitals, the authorities of the medical colleges, the editors of the medical journals, and to the librarians and assistants of the libraries. The zvorks consulted have been: --"Drake's Discourses." Mansfield's "Life of Daniel Drake," Ford's History of Cincinnati, Grove's Centennial History of Cincinnati. From "Daniel Drake and His Folloivers," by Otto Juettner, M. D., I Itave quoted literally and liberally. The 28th day of December, 1788, is generally conceded to be the date of the first settlement of Cincinnati. On that day Israel Ludlow, with about thirty companions landed at what is now the foot of Sycamore street, then known as Yeatman's Cove. Here they built three or four cabins. The present site of Cincinnati had been visited by John Cleves Symmes, Col. Robert Patterson, Matthias Denman, and John Filson, in September, 1788. Denman decided to lay out a town at this point. John Filson, who was a surveyor, schoolmaster, and historian, gave to the place the name "Losantiville." During this expedition Filson suddenly disappeared, and, it is believed, was killed by the Indians. He had been a student of medicine for more than a year, and was looking hopefully into the...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: S.J. Clarke
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 274
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-19942-9
Barcode: 9781230199429
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-19942-X

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