• Creator
  • Ginn, Edward
  • Created Date
  • 1861
  • Description
  • Edward Ginn writes to his brother and sister before leaving on a seven-month shipping voyage of lumber cargo to Hong Kong. He writes that he will be on a ship that he partly owns, the "Georgiana." He mentions that he has sent money to his siblings so that they would not have to sell their own property in order to pay medical bills. Ginn then shares his opinion that most white doctors are "quacks" and finds that the medicine of the Flathead tri... more
    Edward Ginn writes to his brother and sister before leaving on a seven-month shipping voyage of lumber cargo to Hong Kong. He writes that he will be on a ship that he partly owns, the "Georgiana." He mentions that he has sent money to his siblings so that they would not have to sell their own property in order to pay medical bills. Ginn then shares his opinion that most white doctors are "quacks" and finds that the medicine of the Flathead tribe is better. He describes the practices he has observed of their medicine men in detail. less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 400 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2006