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William C. Holbrook to Frederick Holbrook

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Title: William C. Holbrook to Frederick Holbrook


  • Holbrook, William Cune, 1842-1904


  • Holbrook, Frederick

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: July 23, 1862


Writing to his father, Gov. Holbrook, topics include the need for medical aid because of the numerous men who are sick due to lack of sanitation, unhealthy environment (mentions miasma, vapor from swamp believed to cause disease) and lack of medicine because of some blunder, speaks of doctors doing what they can with what little they have to do with and praise for Dr. Blanchard; the rebel batteries firing upon a boat, and Adj. Parker going home on sick leave.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

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2011-05-10, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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William C. Holbrook to Frederick Holbrook, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed January 24, 2018)

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