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Benjamin Rush : Signer of the Declaration of Independence

By: Barton, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wallbuilder Press: 1999

Seller ID: 20831

ISBN: 0925279730

Condition: Near Fine


320 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Green softcover, 312 + 8 pages, index, endnotes, 3 appendixes, nearly 400 b/w photos, illustrations and facsimiles. ; Known as "Father of American Medicine," Benjamin Rush pioneered fields of psychiatry, chemistry, alcohol addiction, prison reform, anti-slavery and anti-death penalty activism, and more. He signed the Declaration of Independence for Pennsylvania and was United States Treasurer for 16 years. This book also focuses on his strong attachment to religion: he was an active Presbyterian, Methodist, Universalist and Episcopalian. ; Only a touch ... View more info