Author Biographical Info

Thomas J. Heard (1814-1899) was a physician, soldier, and was one of Sam Houston's an attending physicians (along with Ashbel Smith) at the time of his death. Dr. Heard was also a founder of the Texas Medical Association, and also served on faculties of the Galveston Hospital and Medical College and Tulane University in New Orleans.

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Medicine--United States--History--19th century, Historical documents, Physicians, Probate law and practice--Texas, Washington County (TX), probate records.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


Washington County (TX)


Claim filed against James Walker by Dr. Heard for unpaid medical services rendered, 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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