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Elisha Bartlett, MD

Author/Artist: artist unknown

Type: Illustration

Topic: Portrait

Portrait of Elisha Bartlett, MD

Rhode-Island-born Elisha Bartlett was a physician and professor of medicine who taught at a number of institutions in New England, Maryland, and Kentucky. In 1836, the citizens of Lowell Massachuestts elected Bartlett to be their first mayor; he served for two years.


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  • Title page from The history, diagnosis, and treatment of edematous laryngitis

    The history, diagnosis, and treatment of edematous laryngitis

    While professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the University of Louisville, Bartlett wrote this text urging the rapid identification and treatment of laryngitis, which could be a dangerous disease.

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