Wright Post (1766 - 1828)

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Wright Post (1766–1828) was an American surgeon, born at North Hempstead, Long Island. He studied medicine for six years in New York and London, and began to practice in New York in 1786. In 1792 he became a professor of surgery, and afterward of anatomy and physiology, in Columbia College. He visited the celebrated schools of Europe, and returned in 1793 with a splendid anatomical cabinet. In 1813 he became a professor of anatomy in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and was its president from 1821 to 1826. Post was one of the pioneers among American surgeons, and was long remembered as a successful operator, especially in the ligation of vital arteries.

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Full Title Author Volume Date Out Date In Rep. Fine Ledger
Transcribed: Persian talesEdward Button8/25/17909/1/1790
Transcribed: Modern travellerVolume 29/1/17909/10/1790
Transcribed: BuffonGeorges Louis Leclerc, Comte de BuffonVolume 511/24/179012/6/1790
Transcribed: G. Anne BellamyGeorge Anne BellamyVolume 112/6/179012/17/1790
Transcribed: "George Anne BellamyVolume 212/27/17901/7/1791
Transcribed: "George Anne BellamyVolume 31/7/17911/17/1791
Transcribed: LusiadLuís de Camões1/28/17912/21/1791
Transcribed: Dean CollAbbé PrévostVolume 13/7/17913/29/17919d
Transcribed: Gordons WarWilliam GordonVolume 13/29/17915/9/17913/6d
Transcribed: Death of CainWilliam Henry Hall8/5/179110/12/17914/6d
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