Amos A. Evans collection 1812, 1813, 1833
Amos A. Evans collection
Evans, Amos Alexander, 1785-1848 and Evans, Alexander, 1818-1888
1812, 1813, 1833
The Amos A. Evans collection is comprised of 3 volumes: a "Prescription book of the U.S. Frigate Constitution ," also known as "Old Ironsides" (1812); a "Daily Report of Cases in the Marine Barracks at the Navy Yard" at Charlestown, Massachusetts (1813); and a "Reefer's Log" written by Evan's son, Alexander Evans, during a trip from Maryland to Boston in 1833. These volumes provide an overview of the health of seamen aboard an American warship in 1812, along with the medical treatments of the day.
The material is in English
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