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Letter to Doctor Joseph Goodhue
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Before arriving in Deerfield, Joseph Goodhue (1762-1949) served as a surgeon in the United States Navy in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The letter writer appears to be considering a position as surgeon's mate in Portsmouth and inquires of Dr. Goodhue about the conditions there before he makes up his mind.
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