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The Pathology and Treatment
of Venereal Diseases

by Freeman J. Bumstead
Published by Blanchard & Lea, Philadelphia, 1861

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From Famous Americans:
Freeman Josiah Bumstead BUMSTEAD, Freeman Josiah, physician, born in Boston, Massachusetts, 21 April, 1826; died in New York City, 28 November, 1879. He was graduated at Williams in 1847, and at Harvard medical College in 1851, after which he attended medical lectures in Paris. In 1852 he settled in New York, and became a specialist in venereal diseases. He held many important offices, among which were those of surgeon to the New York eye and ear infirmary, to the venereal wards of the charity hospital, Blackwell's island, to the stranger's hospital; and from 1867 till 1871 he was professor of venereal diseases at the College of physicians and surgeons, New York. Dr. Bumstead was a member of various medical societies, and from 1875 till 1876 vice-president of the Torrey botanical club. He contributed papers to the medical journals, and translated Ricord's notes to "Hunter's Treatise on the Venereal Diseases" (Philadelphia, 1854), and Cullerier's "Atlas of Venereal Diseases" (1867). "Pathology and Treatment of Venereal Diseases" (1861) is his most important work.
The Venereal Diseases by Bumstead was one of the Civil War medical books issued to the Union Army medical personnel during the war by the Surgeon General of the United States Army.
Bumstead, Venereal Diseases.

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