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Request for medicines from James Hoar to Dr Story, Feb 1839


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Story, George Fordyce (1839) Request for medicines from James Hoar to Dr Story, Feb 1839. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection. (Unpublished)

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A letter from James Hoar, the overseer of Waterloo Point Convict Station, to Dr GF Story, dated 22 February 1839. In this letter, Hoar requests medicines and discusses patients such as 'Frisk', who he believes will not be harmed by 'a little work', as he can 'eat and drink and smoke and walk about' with little trouble. From Cotton Family Papers C7/37

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Dr George Fordyce Story, 1839, medicine, treatments, health, convicts, colonial population, disease, illness, Waterloo Point Station, East Coast Tasmania, Tas, Waterloo Point, Dr Storey, VDL, Van Diemen's Land, social history, records
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Quaker Collection
Dr GF Story Collection
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Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2014 23:44
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 05:01
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