Anderson Doniphan Daybooks,1814-1844

Descriptive Summary

Title
Anderson Doniphan Daybooks,1814-1844
Creator
Doniphan, Anderson, ca. 1764-1841
Extent
3 v.
Subjects
Medicine-- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions-- History-- Sources.
Medicine-- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions-- History-- 19th century.
Physicians-- Kentucky-- Mason County-- Archives.
Medicine-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Physician of Germantown, Mason County, Kentucky. Day books for Anderson's medical practice in Bracken and Mason counties. Included are prescriptions given for various ailments; business transactions; patient names; services rendered by patients for medical services; and some miscellaneous accounts. Accounts after Doniphan's death in 1841 may have been kept by Dr. John A. Coburn who was Doniphan's son-in-law, possibly of Maysville, Kentucky. There is a gap in the records from 1822 to 1840