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Regulations for the Medical Establishment of the Army and Navy

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
Document Information
Date February 25, 1799
Author Name Samuel Otis (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary An act of Congress which details a medical system for the U.S. armed forces, including hierarchy of rank, regulations for supply, discipline, and hospital organization, salaries, etc.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes Enclosed in McHenry to Adams, 08/12/1799
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Otis;
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Keywords officers; direction; military hospitals; service; camps; garrisons; hospitals; apothecary-general; deputies; medicines; instruments; dressings; stores; surgeons; mates; steward; nurses; attendants; army; pay; forage; rations; traveling expenses; compensation; emoluments; accommodations; sick; law; custom; ;
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