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Letter To Samuel Gridley Howe, December 31, 1842
No. 1 Gen. Ebenezer Mattoon, a revolutionary soldier, a Col. in that war his age is 88. Has been blind 25 years -- caused by inflammation in the eyes & exposure while acting as Adj. Gen of the Commonwealth. & riding in the dust...
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Title: Letter To Samuel Gridley Howe, December 31, 1842
Creator: n/a
Date: December 31, 1842
Format: Letter
Source: Perkins School for the Blind
Keywords: Aging; Blind; Census; Doctors; Massachusetts; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Perkins School For The Blind; Poverty; Samuel Gridley Howe; Sensory Disability; Statistics; Veterans
Topics: Science, Health & Technology