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Gen. Society. If it does not throw any light on the cause of President Leverett's death, it indicates the manner of medical practice a hundred and fifty years ago:—
Feb. 23d 1721-2 to July 21 1722.The Estate of ye Honble Mr. John Leverett Dr. Imps visit bleeding & dressing his armes£ 0.4.6
Feb. 23d 1721-2 to July 21 1722.Visit Extt dent. & dressing another ulcer that wanted digestion0.4.6
Feb. 23d 1721-2 to July 21 1722.Visit & dressing boath armes0.3.0
Feb. 23d 1721-2 to arms, when consulting, making very low obeisance to him when they take their leave of him. He not so much as touches his hat, or takes his hand out of his pocket, which is taken notice of; and indeed is ruler of the Town as well as College.
Pres. Leverett res. on the northerly side of Harvard Street, nearly opposite to Holyoke Street, which was the former residence of Hooker, Shepard, and Mitchell, and afterwards of the Professors Wigglesworth; connected with his homestead were about seven acr