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The belief of getting ready a brand new serious variation of Elisha Bartlett’s Essay at the Philosophy of clinical technological know-how was once advised to me numerous years in the past through Dr. H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. given that that point it's been a excitement to get to grasp the existence and paintings of Elisha Bartlett. i'm happy to be finishing this e-book within the bicentennial yr of Bartlett’s start. Bartlett was once born in 1804 in Smithfield, Rhode Island, below twenty-five miles from Worcester, Massachusetts, my current home―a brief trip even in Bartlett’s day. i've been in a position to stroll at a number of the websites to which Bartlett continuously again in the course of his existence. traveling Bartlett’s grave within the Slatersville cemetery has been an thought for the guidance of this publication. Proximity to a number of associations with wealthy holdings in Bartlett’s works and in nineteenth-century American heritage of drugs vastly facilitated my learn. First, even though, i need to recognize the varsity of the Holy pass for assisting my sabbatical go away for the educational yr 2003-2004. the yank Antiquarian Society, in Worcester, Massachusetts, was once beneficiant in giving me entry to its outstanding assets. i used to be capable of finding lots of Bartlett’s released works and different nineteenth-century clinical literature there, and the full library employees supplied fast and capable examine tips.

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