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Farnsworth, Samuel, Jr., 1791-1842

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1791 - 1842

Samuel Farnsworth was born on October 19, 1791 in Bridgton, Maine. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1813 and from Dartmouth Medical School in 1816. He was a physician in Bridgton, Maine until his death on April 13, 1842.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Dartmouth College Medical School student notebook on lectures for surgery and chemistry

Codex Codex 003185
 Collection
Identifier: Codex 003185
Overview Dartmouth College - Medical School manuscript notebook for lectures on surgery and chemistry belonging to Dartmouth medical student Samuel Farnsworth, Jr., DCMS 1816.

Samuel Farnsworth account

Mss 812440
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 812440
Scope and Contents Samuel Farnsworth account of the typhys fever which prevailed in this place, beginning the first of the month.

[Samuel Farnsworth] letter

Mss 812265
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 812265
Scope and Contents Three-page letter from Samuel Farnsworth at Dartmouth College to [Benjamin Franklin Farnsworth?]. Writer discusses politics, the coming election and the state of the nation in general on the eve of the War of 1812. Washington Benevolent Society is being formed. Pierce who was expelled last term is now in the army.

Samuel Farnsworth letter

Mss 814511
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 814511
Scope and Contents Letter from Samuel Farnsworth of Bridgton, Maine to Samuel Farnsworth, informing him that he is concerned with the expected landing of the British in Portland, sending for Benjamin Franklin (1793-1851), to return home and urges samuel to resist enlistment.

Samuel Farnsworth letter

Mss 812357
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 812357
Scope and Contents Two-page letter from Samuel Farnsworth in Bridgton, Maine to his sons Benjamin Franklin Farnsworth and Samuel Farnsworth, instructing them to seek medical advice for Benjamin Franklin from Dr. Smith, relates local and family news.

Samuel Farnsworth letter

Mss 811466
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 811466
Scope and Contents Two-page letter from Samuel Farnsworth to his sons Samuel and Benjamin Franklin Farnsworth, discussing the possibilities open for teaching positions for the winter, and plans for Samuel to begin the study of medicine under Dr. Perkins if approved bt Dr. Smith.

Samuel Farnsworth medical lecture notes

Codex 003375
 Collection
Identifier: 003375
Overview Lecture notes by Samuel Farnsworth (1791-1842) of lectures by Nathan Smith (1762-1829).