Saturday, October 09, 2010

Philadelphia Medical Society Eulogy 1802: Dr. Charles Caldwell, M.D.

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An Eulogium to the Memory of Mr. George Lee, delivered by appointment, to the Philadelphia Medical Society, on the 24th day of Feb. 1802. By Charles Caldwell, M. D. Philadelphia: Printed by Thomas and William Bradford, Booksellers and Stationers...1802. Removed, no wrapper but it does have the half-title, trimmed top and bottom, 7 3/4 x 5, 34 clean pages, Presbyterian Historical Society stamp on half-title. George Lee was born in Philadelphia in 1778. His life and accomplishments are given here. He had not quite completed his studies as a doctor, but was renowned as a chemist as had been conducting experiments on human tooth decay when death took him.

For information on Dr. Charles Caldwell, M.D. see:

Dr. Charles Caldwell
Dr. Charles Caldwell and Nathaniel Greene


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