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Bowditch, Henry Ingersoll

John Harley Warner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1847 words.

Bowditch, Henry Ingersoll (09 August 1808–14 January 1892), physician, public hygienist, and abolitionist, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, the son of Nathaniel Bowditch, a mathematician...

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Brooke, Abraham

Thomas D. Hamm.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Social and Cultural History; Politics and Law; Ethnic Politics. 1106 words.

Brooke, Abraham (1806–08 March 1867), physician and radical reformer, was born at Sandy Spring, Maryland, the son of Samuel Brooke and Sarah Garrigues, farmers. The Brooke family had been...

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Falconbridge, Alexander (c. 1760–1792), doctor and slavery abolitionist

Christopher Fyfe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Medicine and Health. 861 words.

Falconbridge, Alexander (c. 1760–1792), doctor and slavery abolitionist, whose family was associated with Bristol, where he grew up, spent twelve months in 1779–80 as a pupil in Bristol...

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Jackson, James Caleb

Gerald Sorin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 590 words.

Jackson, James Caleb (28 March 1811–11 July 1895), abolitionist and physician, was born in Onondaga County, New York, the son of James Jackson, a physician, and Mary Ann Elderkin. Jackson...

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Ramsay, James (1733–1789), surgeon and slavery abolitionist

J. Watt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Surgery. 1789 words.

Ramsay, James (1733–1789), surgeon and slavery abolitionist, was born on 25 July 1733 at Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, the only son of William Ramsay (1683–1754), ship's carpenter, and his...

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Remond, Sarah Parker

Karen Jean Hunt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1221 words.

Remond, Sarah Parker (06 June 1826–13 December 1894), abolitionist, physician, and feminist, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, the daughter of John Remond and Nancy Lenox. Her father, a...

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Remond, Sarah Parker (1826–1894), slavery abolitionist and doctor

Willi Coleman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 863 words.

Remond, Sarah Parker (1826–1894), slavery abolitionist and doctor, was born on 6 June 1826 in Salem, Massachusetts, one of at least eight children of John Remond, a migrant from Curaçao,...

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Smith, James McCune

John Stauffer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicine and Health; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1427 words.

Smith, James McCune (18 April 1813–17 November 1865), abolitionist and physician, was born in New York City, the son of slaves. All that is known of his parents is that his mother was, in...

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