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Image from page 173 of “New York, the metropolis : its noted business and professional men.” (1893)
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Title: New York, the metropolis : its noted business and professional men.
Year: 1893 (1890s)
Authors: Sprague, John Franklin.
Publisher: [New York] : New York Recorder
Contributing Library: Columbia University Libraries
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oseph Ives Pease until 1849But, during all this period, he never entirely desisted from nings of Massachusetts, and experimented continuouslywith it until 1859. During 1852 he studied practical chem-istry under Dr. Alfred L. Kennedy, of Philadelphia ; and,during the same year, studied the application of electricityto the cure of diseases under Dr. A. Paige of Boston. In 1854he became a student in the Philadelphia (Allo])athic) Col-lege, Fifth street below Walnut, under the preceptorship ofProfessor (leorge Hewston. In 1857 he became a studentin the Homoeopathic College in Filbert street, Philadelphia,having Dr. J. G. Howard as precej^tor. In 1859 he issuedAn .American Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Lan-guage, which contained many original features. It waspublished by Crissy &: Markley, Philadeljjhia, and. as aschool book, met with prolonged success. ],ate in 1856 heremoved to New York, and at Washington Heights estab-lished the first private hospital for the cure of chronic
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A. H. LAIDLAW, M.D. the study of medicine in one field or another. In tlie Cen-tral High School, under Dr. Henry McMurtrie, he hadcommenced the study of anatomy, jjhysiology, domesticmedicine and minor surgery,while chemistry and physics werepursued under the direction of Prof. James C. Booth. In1846 he commenced the study of hydrojjathy, and, after1848, frequently i)ractised it mostly under the preceptor-ship of Dr. C. C. Schiefferdecker. In 1849 he took positionas Professor of Matliematics m the New l,ondon CollegiateAcademy, Chester County, Ia. In 1850 he established aselect academy at Port Elizabeth, Cumberland County,New Jersey. In 185 i he was elected Princii)alof tlie HighSchool, Maiich Chunk, Pa. In 1852 he became Principalof the Oakland, and, soon afterwards, of the ButtonwoodStreet Cirammar Schoolsin the city of ihiiadelphia. During1851 he studied hypnotism under the tuition of Dr. Jen- diseases, in which i)atients were i)ermitted to have consult-ations with practitioners of
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