Medicine in GWFPP

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Medicine in George Washington’s Financial Papers

Research, article, and video by Heather Thompson (student alumni).

George Washington’s financial papers detail a wide variety of medical transactions, many of which include very different substances or uses than would be familiar today. Navigating this may seem difficult to someone who has not studied colonial medicine. So, this page is intended to provide context and insight into these types of transactions. Read more>>>

Medicine in Washington's Financial Papers