Dr. Charles Cummings Medical Formulary Book

Collection number: MS 195
Size: (1 item) (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Doctor Charles Cummings (1777-1798)

Charles Cummuings was a doctor who practiced in Fitzwilliam, N.H. He was born 23 Sep 1777, son of Joseph Cummings and Anna Gove, and married Polly Hemenway in 1798. He died 27 Dec. 1849 in Roxbury, N.H.

About the Doctor Charles Cummings Medical Formulary Book, dated 1846

This little book contains a collection of formulas from “distinguished Practitioners” for various linaments, bitters, Anti Red Rover or bed bug destroyer, inks, tinctures, pain killers, tooth wash, and tooth powder.

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Preferred Citation

Doctor Charles Cummings Medical Formulary Book, 1846, MS 195, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased: Dan Casavant, Waterville, ME, June 4, 2001 (Accession number: 2001.22) Originally owned by the New Hamphere Antiquarian Society and deaccessioned in the summer of 2000.