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The letter was sent to Washington, D.C. from Philadelphia. John Shaw Billings was a surgeon and, at the time of this letter, the director of the library of the Surgeon General's Office. E.P. Bernardy was a physician, apparently of French origin, living in Philadelphia. Major Reginald H. Tower was a doctor and also a Paymaster General of the U.S. Army, stationed in Arizona.

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Full TitleLetter, To: John Shaw Billings From: E.P. Bernardy, April 7, 1879.
Author Bernardy, E.P.
Date Added 3 September 2014
Format Letter
Language English
Publish Date 1879-04-07
Source Barry-Hayes Papers. [Series LIX, Box 18, Folder 1, Item 14]