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John Clayton to a Doctor of Physik, 1684

Title
John Clayton to a Doctor of Physik, 1684
ID
Mss. SI Clayton
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet
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.
Creators
Clayton, John (1657-1725)
Williamson, Edward
Subjects
James City County (Va.)--History--17th century
Medicine--Virginia--History--17th century
Virginia--Description and travel
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Restrictions
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Rights
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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.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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