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Troutbeck, John (fl. 1770-1784) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00003 Author/Creator: Troutbeck, John (fl. 1770-1784) Place Written: London, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 December 1770 Pagination: 2 p. + docket. 25.5 cm x 19 cm

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Summary of Content: Reports to his friend that he has passed his medical examinations. Briefly comments on his lectures and exams. Now that he is a surgeon, Troutbeck can take the position he was offered on a ship to Bombay, India (see GLC02437.00002). He sails with Captain Read in March.

Background Information:

People: Troutbeck, John, fl. 1755-1784
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Military HistoryNavyMaritimeTravelHealth and MedicalAsia

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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