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Batcheller, James, 1791-1866



  • Existence: 1791 - 1866


James Batcheller was born on June 5, 1791, in Royalston, Massachusetts. He attended schools and academies in his native town and then taught school in Pennsylvania for two years. He attended Dartmouth Medical School from which he received his M.D. in 1819. In 1818, he moved to Marlborough and established a medical practice. Batcheller was also a politician and was chosen as a representative and senator to the General Court of New Hampshire. From 1850-1851, he was a delegate to the convention to revise the Constitution of New Hampshire. In addition, Batcheller was a zealous advocate of the cause of abstinence. In 1855, he moved to Fitzwilliam, Massachusetts, where he died on April 14, 1866.

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James Batcheller papers

Identifier: MS-3
Date(s): 1839 to 1858

James Batcheller (1791-1866), physician. Dartmouth College Medical School Class of 1819. The collection consists of letters, financial documents, manuscripts and notes from a medical lecture by Dr. Mussey.

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