Lewis Condict’s Dissertation for the Degree ‘Doctor of Medicine’

The New York Library of Medicine holds the 26 page manuscript of Condict’s dissertation for the MD.

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Here is the relevant information at the library.

Link to online citation.

An inaugural dissertation on the effects of contagion upon the human body : Being an attempt to ascertain its mode of operation, with a few observations on the proper method of preventing and curing febrile contagious diseases. Submitted to the examination of the Rev. John Ewing, S.T.P. Provost, the medical professors and trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, for the degree of Doctor of Medicine, on the 19th day of May 1794. / 

by Condict, Lewis, 1773-1862.Ewing, John, 1732-1802..

BookPublisher: Philadelphia : Printed by William W. Woodward, 179Description: 26 p. ; 20 cm. (8vo).Subject(s): Communicable diseases | Academic dissertations — Pennsylvania — 18th century

Dissertation note: Thesis (M.D.)–University of Pennsylvania, 1794. 
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This fascinating document, dating from the very start of Condict’s medical career, is also available to be read online here.

 

Or, you can read it below…

 

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