“The Apothecary”, Frans van Mieris, 1714. In the early days of New England medicine, the clergy often administered physical care as well as tending the spirit and at least two eastern governors saw to the physic of the local citizenry. Gov. Winthrop of Connecticut and New Haven was, per Cotton Mather, “furnished with noble medicines,Continue reading “Medical Care in Colonial America©”
Martin speaking with a fellow SAR member in Birmingham February 22, 2020. We shared items from his kit, clothing, books and sources, &c with attendees at the Alabama Society Sons of the American Revolution Southern district meeting conference and made new friends in the process. Photo credit for this image goes to Travis Parker.