Scope and Contents
This collection includes two account books used by Dr. Andrew H. Phillips. Ranging from 1871 to 1888, the bulk of the entries are related to the doctor's medical practice, including the dates of medical service, medicines prescribed, name of disease or condition treated, and fee charged. The volumes were also used to record non-medical services such as loans, adminstration of estates, and sales of dry goods and groceries. Recipes for medicines are found written on the end sheets and back covers...