Spear, David Dana, 1839-1899, Physician.
Account books, 1867-1897 (bulk dates 1875-78 & 1881-1882).
Account books of physician who practiced in Freeport, ME,
Both books (1867-1897 and 1880-1885) list names of patients
with dates of services and amounts charged and paid. Most patients were
from Freeport, ME. Occasionally a diagnosis and treatment are noted.
The first volume includes a list of all Dr. Spear’s 718 obstetric deliveries,
1867-1897, the first few years of which are for his practice in Kennebunk,
ME. In addition there are some general ledger accounts, Spear family
accounts, and a list of medical books owned by Dr. Spear.
Gift of Mahlon Walsh, 1978.
Finding aid in repository; indexed.
Added entries: Physicians—Freeport (ME); Physicians—Kennebunk
(ME); Spear family; Medical care—Freeport (ME); Medicine; Drugs-
Prescribing—Freeport (ME); Obstetrics—Freeport (ME); Obstetrics—
Kennebunk (ME); Medical education—Freeport (ME).