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Farnsworth, Samuel, Jr., 1791-1842



  • 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

Identifier: Codex 003185
Codex Codex 003185
Date(s): 1813 to 1816

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

Identifier: Mss 812440
Mss 812440
Date(s): 1812-07
Scope and Contents

Samuel Farnsworth account of the typhys fever which prevailed in this place, beginning the first of the month.

Samuel Farnsworth letter

Identifier: Mss 811466
Mss 811466
Date(s): 1811-08-16
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] letter

Identifier: Mss 812265
Mss 812265
Date(s): 1812-04-15
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

Identifier: Mss 812357
Mss 812357
Date(s): 1812-06-07
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

Identifier: Mss 814511
Mss 814511
Date(s): 1814-09-11
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 medical lecture notes

Identifier: 003375
Codex 003375
Date(s): 1812-10-20

Lecture notes by Samuel Farnsworth (1791-1842) of lectures by Nathan Smith (1762-1829).

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