Baltimore, MD: [Privately Printed], 1873.
The letter published in this 12-page pamphlet was dated March 10th, 1873. It outlined financier and philanthropist Johns Hopkins' planned bequest and general plans for the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Hopkins died in December 1873. The Johns Hopkins Hospital was opened in 1889. This and the Johns Hopkins school of medicine are considered the founding institutions of modern American medicine, and the birthplace of numerous medical traditions including rounds, residents and house staff.
Digital facsimile from the U.S. National Library of Medicine at this link.
Subjects: American (U.S.) Contributions to Medicine & the Life Sciences, HOSPITALS, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › Maryland