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John Clayton to a Doctor of Physik, 1684

John Clayton to a Doctor of Physik, 1684
Mss. SI Clayton
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Scope and Contents
Letter written by John Clayton, James Citty, Virginia to "Honour'd Doctor."  He has arrived in Virginia after a twelve week voyage; General Assembly is meeting; by order of Governor and Council he is ordered to preach; describes people and colony; requests account of all new books and experiments and describes sicknesses and treatments. Ap: the 24th [16]84. Letter probably addressed to Dr. Edward Williamson.
Clayton, John (1657-1725)
Williamson, Edward
James City County (Va.)--History--17th century
Medicine--Virginia--History--17th century
Virginia--Description and travel
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Unknown..
Related Publications
Printed in The Reverend John Clayton, edited by Edmund Berkeley and Dorothy Smith Berkeley (Charlottesville, 1965), pp. 3-5; and in the William and Mary Quarterly, series 2, vol. 1 (1921), pp. 114-115.
Preferred Citation
John Clayton to a Doctor of Physik, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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