James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Lyman Spalding, 13 April 1810 (Abstract)

§ From Lyman Spalding

13 April 1810, Portsmouth. Encloses the Portsmouth bill of mortality for 1809.

RC (DLC); enclosure (DLC: Madison Collection, Rare Book Division). RC 1 p. Enclosure is Spalding’s Bill of Mortality, for Portsmouth, New Hampshire, for A.D. 1809 (n.p., [1810]; Shaw and Shoemaker description begins R. R. Shaw and R. H. Shoemaker, comps., American Bibliography: A Preliminary Checklist for 1801-1819 (22 vols. to date; New York, 1958-). description ends 21125). Spalding, a 1797 graduate of Harvard Medical School, published the Portsmouth bills of mortality, 1800–1813, and founded the U.S. Pharmacopoeia in 1820.

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