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Francis Peyre Porcher Papers

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Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Virginia Leigh Porcher, March 2, 1862
Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Virginia Leigh Porcher, March 2, 1862 Letter, Francis Peyre Porcher to his wife, Virginia Leigh Porcher, while serving as a surgeon for the Confederate Army in Virginia during the Civil War; 'Camp Bair, McLegion, Sunday, March 2 1862'; 24.6 x 19.7 cm. Letter is followed by a typed transcript. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Virginia Leigh Porcher, March 15, 1862
Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Virginia Leigh Porcher, March 15, 1862 Letter, Francis Peyre Porcher to his wife, Virginia Leigh Porcher, while serving as a surgeon for the Confederate Army in Virginia during the Civil War; 'General Hospital Fort Nelson near Norfolk, 15 March 1862'; 20.1 x 12.4 cm. Letter is followed by a typed transcript. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Virginia Leigh Porcher, March, 1862
Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Virginia Leigh Porcher, March, 1862 Letter, Francis Peyre Porcher to his wife, Virginia Leigh Porcher, while serving as a surgeon for the Confederate Army in Virginia during the Civil War; 'Richmond Exchange Hotel, Monday eveny 1862'; 19.7 x 16.3 cm. Letter is followed by a typed transcript. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Virginia Leigh Porcher, no date
Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Virginia Leigh Porcher, no date Letter, Francis Peyre Porcher to his wife, Virginia Leigh Porcher, while serving as a surgeon for the Confederate Army in Virginia during the Civil War; 'Camp Walsh near Adams Run Friday night - Colonels Marquee'; 31.6 x 20 cm. Letter is followed by a typed transcript. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Isabella Sarah Peyre Porcher, August 18, 1853
Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Isabella Sarah Peyre Porcher, August 18, 1853 Letter, Francis Peyre Porcher to his mother, Isabella Sarah Peyre Porcher, dated August 18, 1855. 'Pans August 18 Pass of the Simpton'; 20.3 x 12.8 cm. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Letters: Miscellaneous, To and From Francis Peyre Porcher, 1878-1888, n.d.
Letters: Miscellaneous, To and From Francis Peyre Porcher, 1878-1888, n.d. Miscellaneous personal and professional correspondence of Francis Peyre Porcher, dating 1878-1888, and undated. Includes 9 letters. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Autobiography of Francis Peyre Porcher, 1893
Autobiography of Francis Peyre Porcher, 1893 'Francis Peyre Porcher, M.D., sketch prepared 1893 by request Jas. J. White & Co., Publishers, 587 East 16th St., New York'. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Materia Medica
Notes: Materia Medica Dr. Porcher's handwritten lecture notes and clippings on Materia Medica. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Travel Diary, 1852-1854 (Transcript)
Travel Diary, 1852-1854 (Transcript) A typed transcript of Dr. Porcher's diary documenting his travels to France, Italy, and England. Includes a table of contents. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prize Essay by Dr. Porcher: Title Page and Excerpt
Prize Essay by Dr. Porcher: Title Page and Excerpt Title page and excerpt of Dr. Porcher's one hundred dollar prize winning essay, 'Illustrations of Disease With the Microscope'. The prize was offered by the South Carolina Medical Association. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Explanation Of A Simple Method For The Diagnosis Of Organic Valvular Diseases Of the Heart
Explanation Of A Simple Method For The Diagnosis Of Organic Valvular Diseases Of the Heart Extracted from the American Journal of the Medical Sciences for October, 1880. By F. Peyre Porcher, M.D., Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Medical College of The State of South Carolina; Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Remedies and Notes on Menstruation
Remedies and Notes on Menstruation 4.25 x 5 in. Ecbolic - causes expulsion, To determine blood to uterus: use (illegible) baths, mustard baths, hot foot baths - which partially dilate arteries of leg, close (illegible) connection between the vascular supply of uterus & feet for cold & wet feet check menstruation. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prescription Notes: Bromide of Potash
Prescription Notes: Bromide of Potash Bromide of Potash, useful says Sidney (illegible) in Hooping cough, Good in colic of children. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Clinic of the Month: A Means of Lowering the General Temperature
Clinic of the Month: A Means of Lowering the General Temperature From the British Practitioner Aug. 1898, page 123. A means of lowering the general temperature. Handwritten annotation by Dr. Porcher: Plan I have used for years-since 1859. See articles on Yellow Fever- President's Address 1872- FPP. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Emetics
Notes: Emetics Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes and clippings on emetics, including sanguinaria and lobelia. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Emetic (Tartar)- Nausea/Vomiting
Notes: Emetic (Tartar)- Nausea/Vomiting Dr. Porcher's reprints, handwritten notes, and news clippings on emetics, including tartar. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Neurotics
Notes: Neurotics Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes on 'neurotics', including opium, valerian, arnica montana, and others. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Letters: Leigh Family
Letters: Leigh Family Personal letters written to, and by, members of the Leigh, Porcher, and Wickham families. Also includes an extract from the will of Julia P. Wickham Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Fever
Notes: Fever Dr. Porcher's reprints, handwritten notes on fever and different methods of treatment. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Franz Thimm's Italian Self-Taught
Franz Thimm's Italian Self-Taught 7.25 x 4.75. Franz Thimm's Italian Self-Taught. A New System On The Most Simple Principles For Universal Self-Tuition, With Complete English Pronunciation Of Every Word, Table Of Coins, Etc. Price 'One Chilling' New Improved Edition. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.