Author Biographical Info

John Salmon Ford "Rip" (1815-1897) was a soldier, elected official, newspaper editor, Texas State senator, captain in Texas Rangers, Superintendent of Texas School for the Deaf, and charter member of Texas State Historical Association.

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Medicine--United States--History--19th century, Historical documents, Physicians, Probate law and practice--Texas, San Augustine County (TX), probate records, legal documents, estate records, property (legal concept), judicial records, compensation (economic concept), ephemera (general object genre)


San Augustine County (Tex.)


Claim filed against the Estate of William B. Patterson by Dr. Ford for medical consultation with Drs. Fitzallen and Greer, signed by J. T. Patterson, Justice of the Peace. See more at John P. McGovern, MD Collection of Texas Historical Medical Documents and its finding aid.


Digital copy made available by Texas Medical Center Library.



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