- Bloodletting fleam presumably used by Joseph Morrill Harper (1787-1865), a surgeon in the 4th U.S. Infantry, in the War of 1812. Harper was the great uncle of the donor, Joseph L. Clough. In addition to practicing medicine in New Hampshire, Harper served in the State senate and in the U.S. Congress (1831-1835).
- Currently not on view
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- overall: 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in;.9525 cm x 8.5725 cm x 2.8575 cm
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- Gift of Joseph L. Clough
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- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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