Medicine

Brattleboro's Oldest Dentist. Some Biographical Facts About Him--- His Experiences in the South--- A Congressman for an Uncle and a Consul for a Cousin--- Recollections of Brattleboro's Great Men of the Past. [Correspondence of the Springfield Republican.] Dr. Putnam was born in Sharon, N. Y., January 11, 1816. He was one of seven children of Josiah and Susan Willard Putnam, and a great grandson of John Arms, whose son...
Dr. John Wilson's Estate Inventory Dr. Francis J. Higginson, Larkin G. Mead, Esq., Appraisers ____________________ Real estate on the Vernon road $1200.00 Steam engine and other machinery in saw mill on said road $700.00 1 horse 40.00 1 buggy 25.00 1 yellow sleigh 12.00 1 brown sleigh 10.00 1 old black gig 5.00 1 chaise top buggy 15.00 1 old green gig without top 3.00 1 old green gig...
Rinda Fuller Knapp During his stay in Dummerston he called on the Alvine Knapp family. Mrs. Knapp, having heard he was from England, started to prepare a cup of tea for him. Noticing her action, he loudly commanded "Coffee, Madam, Coffee!" _____________________________________________________________________________ Josiah Gilbert Holland Then I had an opportunity to study him more closely. He was fresh from his toilet, and wore the cleanest linen. His neck was...
Capt Briggs (deceased) Estate Dr To Dr Jno Wilson New Fane 24th Septr 1824. 28 Jany 1825. Received by the hands of Dr Joth: Burnet & Mr Sl French the Sum of Twenty Four Dollars & forty seven cents being payment in full of the above acct. Dr Jno Wilson New Fane (Dr. Jotham Burnett, Samuel French for the Debtor Briggs Estate) Dr. John Wilson was called suddenly on...
First Class Of Nurses In 1908 Clockwise From Top Left, With Later Married Name Mabel De Graux, Mrs. Edward Clark, Framingham, Michigan Mary B. Loomis, Mrs. Walter Brown, Northfield, Vermont Flora Cattanach, Mrs. H. L. Brown, Hinsdale, New Hampshire Elsie P. McCloskey, Mrs. Samuel Gaches, Manila, Phillipine Islands Ella Thomas, Mrs. Frank Brown, Keene, New Hampshire Catherine Van Gumster, Mrs. F. B. Putnam, Brattleboro, Vermont Rachael Hammon, Mrs. Milton...
Dr. John Locke Dickerman Portrait 1848 By Horace Bundy In a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Brattleboro Free Library association Tuesday night it was voted to accept two oil paintings and a copy of the Dickerman genealogy from P. F. Connors, who went a short time ago to live with his sister in Providence, R. I. The paintings are of ancestors of Mrs. Connors, who was...
Thunderbolt House In Williamsville Also Called "The "Dunklee Place" Photograph About 1913 Dr. John Wilson purchased this house from David Read (Reed) on October 11, 1826. It stood on the north side of the road from Henry Wheelock's Tavern to the William H. Williams general store, nearly opposite the Charles H. Cune store, which building was in later years Oscar L. Sherman's general store. Dr. John Wilson "Thunderbolt And...
Christian Schuster's Water Cure Polka Correspondence of the New Haven Courier. Water Cure -- Hydropathic House. Brattleboro, Vt., 1847 Your correspondent has just arrived, and hardly become used to the ways of the Establishment, or acquainted with its merits or demerits. The responsibility of the task will prevent him from giving any statements upon which invalids might act, except upon well ascertained grounds. In the course of the summer...
Dr. John Wilson, the reformed Scottish highwayman known as Captain Thunderbolt, always kept his Ayrshire county accent. In this advertisement for his stray horse, the country doctor spells out "Cornal," the Scottish pronunciation for "colonel," in referring to Col. Erastus Hubbard of the Fort Bridgeman farm in Vernon, south of Brattleboro. Erastus Hubbard was the son of Rev. John Hubbard of Northfield, Massachusetts. Dr. Wilson was reported as well-liked,...
Dr. John Wilson's Portmanteau Or Medicine Chest Prescription By Thunderbolt. Peculiar Document in Possession of Mrs. H. E. Bond in Handwriting of Dr. John Wilson, Notorious Highwayman. Mrs. H. E. Bond has in her possession an interesting souvenir of Dr. John Wilson, known in the early forties as "Thunderbolt," and supposed to have been the notorious highwayman of Ireland and Scotland. It is a prescription written probably about 1843...
The Small Pox. On Monday last, a young woman who had for several days been ill, presented on her skin appearances, which, taken in connection with the brief history of her case, were sufficient, in the opinion of some of the medical men who saw her, to mark the disease as small pox. On Tuesday, she was seen by two physicians, one of whom has had the disease the...
From The Brattleboro' Messenger A Traveler's "Originals". It seems that Dr. Gilbert, of Brattleboro', is the "country doctor" depicted in Miss Martineau's character on "originals," in her Retrospect. The passage runs thus: Country doctors are not unlike wild country judges. Being obliged to call in the aid of a village doctor to a companion, I found we had fallen in with a fine specimen of the class. I was...
Brattleboro' Reporter Advertisement, November 3, 1809. Ezra Clark and Dr. Willard Arms' store was "At the Sign of the Good Samaritan". The Arms, Clark & Company was "a small wooden building" standing on the east side of Main Street, just north from the first house owned by Nathan B. Williston. The site is now the southwest corner of the Centre Congregational Church lawn. The Land Records deed describes the...
Remarkable Exhibition at the Brattleboro Retreat. The Internal Mechanism of the Human Body Made Visible by a Static Machine, Crookes Tube and Fluoroscope. It was the privilege of half a dozen persons to assemble in the office of the Brattleboro Retreat Wednesday evening to witness a demonstration of a Ranney Wimshurst Holtz static machine and X-ray attachment, which has recently been bought by the Retreat for use in the...
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