Unframed 1848 Doctor Cost of Living
This document shows the Cost of Living and Amount of Doctor Fees in 1848
The fascinating document incorporates figures from the journal of Dr. Franklin B. Hough. He practiced medicine in Somerville, New York from 1848 to 1852.
Great document for a doctor's wall or waiting room wall. Here are some entries: 11 cents for a lb of coffee; 13 cents for a hair cut; 25 cent charge to bleed someone; 25 cents to extract a tooth; $2 to amputate a finger; 50 cents to open a boil on a child; 37 cents for a gallon of whiskey. 13 7/8" x 16"
1848 Cost of Living and Doctor Fees Document Item #1493U