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Guide to the Edward Cutbush papers, 1794-1811

Summary

Papers include personal and official correspondence, a diploma from Pennsylvania Academy (the University of Pennsylvania), a certificate of service at the Philadelphia Hospital and a receipt of payment for services as surgeon's mate and senior surgeon. Diploma and certificate bear signatures of Caspar Wistar and Benjamin Rush, among others. Official communications from Samuel Smith and Paul Hamilton relate to the Navy Department affairs. Personal correspondence to James Rees, a friend and relative by marriage, relates to family, affairs on the Continent, especially in France, and the blockade of the Admiral of Tripoli in the harbor of Gibraltar. Mention is made of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Company and of his brother, James Cutbush.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10384
Title
Edward Cutbush papers
Date
1794-1811
Creator
Cutbush, Edward, 1772-1843
Extent
12 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Papers include personal and official correspondence, a diploma from Pennsylvania Academy (the University of Pennsylvania), a certificate of service at the Philadelphia Hospital and a receipt of payment for services as surgeon's mate and senior surgeon. Diploma and certificate bear signatures of Caspar Wistar and Benjamin Rush, among others. Official communications from Samuel Smith and Paul Hamilton relate to the Navy Department affairs. Personal correspondence to James Rees, a friend and relative by marriage, relates to family, affairs on the Continent, especially in France, and the blockade of the Admiral of Tripoli in the harbor of Gibraltar. Mention is made of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Company and of his brother, James Cutbush.

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Edward Cutbush papers, 1794-1811, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

U.S. naval surgeon.


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Provenance

Source unknown

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

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General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.