Willey's Semi-Centennial Book of Manchester, 1846-1896, and Manchester Ed. of the Book of Nutfield; Historic Sketches of That Part of New Hampshire Comprised Within the Limits of the Old Tyng Township, Nutfield, Harrytown, Derryfield, and

Willey's Semi-Centennial Book of Manchester, 1846-1896, and Manchester Ed. of the Book of Nutfield; Historic Sketches of That Part of New Hampshire Comprised Within the Limits of the Old Tyng Township, Nutfield, Harrytown, Derryfield, and

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...he determined to fit himself for its practice, and by teaching music was enabled to defray the greater part of the expense-of the study of medicine. He went into it with great enthusiasm, and his subsequent career showed his natural fitness for this profession. He began the study of medicine with Timothy Haines, M. D., of Concord; attended a course of lectures at Woodstock, Vt., and also took the course at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, where he graduated in 1842. He began the practice of his profession with Dr. Chadbourne, in Concord, in 1842, and there remained for four years, when, desiring to perfect his medical knowledge, he visited London and Paris, where he became acquainted with many distinguished men in the profession and spent much t1me in the hospitals of those cities. He also visited Italy, gaining much information and making a favorable impression upon those with whom he came in contact. After an absence of one year he returned and made Manchester his home, and here, with the exception of one year spent in California, he lived until his death. Dr. Buck sustained an enviable reputation as a physician and surgeon, possessing the confidence of the community in which he lived, and was early regarded as one of the leading medical men of the state. He reached this high position in his profession without the aid of wealth or social position. His success was due to hard study and close application to his business, accompanied by a zeal and devotion rarely surpassed. He was unmindful of riches, public honor, or anything which he thought might interfere with the one great pursuit of his life. Dr. Buck possessed an active mind and a retentive memory, and was a thorough scholar. He seemed to know his own powers, and this gave...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236596838
  • 9781236596833