Nelson's Biographical Dictionary and Historical Reference Book of Erie County, Pennsylvania; Containing a Condensed History of Pennsylvania, of Erie County, and of the Several Cities, Boroughs and Townships in the County Also Portraits

Nelson's Biographical Dictionary and Historical Reference Book of Erie County, Pennsylvania; Containing a Condensed History of Pennsylvania, of Erie County, and of the Several Cities, Boroughs and Townships in the County Also Portraits

By (author) 

List price: US$22.39

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...sent to Brunswick, where he received a regular classical course of schoolin. At college Dr. Brandes was a diligent student an was graduated in the re ular classical course, or rather in the literary and m ical course at Gottin en University, Hanover, in 1843. He then enteredt e government service, where he engaged in the practice of medicine for eighteen months, which fully fitted him for his profession. Frederick Brandes, the father of Charles, was left an ample fortune by his father, Anton Brandes, who settled in Hanover and s ent his later life there, and was a friend of the Duke of runswick. In 1845 Dr. Brandes' ambition led him to cross the ocean and seek success in the new world. On reaching America he came to Pennsylvania, and finall settled in Erie, where he has spent the most of his li e since in the practice of his profession. As a physician and surgeon Dr. Brandes has won a high reputation. Though havin a very large practice that so fully occupied his time, e has taken time to travel extensively, and has visited almost all the civilized countries in the world, and almost every State in the Union. In 1849, during the gold excitement, he went to Califomia, where he engaged in washing gold for two weeks onl, though he remained in California for eighteen mont s, the most of that time in the agreeable companionship of Gen. john A. Suiter, meantime practicing medicine. He retumed to Erie in 1850 and renewed the practice of his profession. In 1854, during the Crimean war, he visited Europe. The tri was taken for his health, which was greatly benefit. Before his return he made a last visit to his mother in Hanover. In 1855 he returned to Erie, and has since been actively and successfully engaged in the practice of his profession. He...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 716 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 36mm | 1,256g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236993357
  • 9781236993359