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    Abraham Jacobi Autograph Letter Signed "A. Jacobi." One page, 5" x 8", New York, no date. The imminent physician informs the recipient he has been sick and asks when the deadline for submitting a paper might be. "I have been feverish and dizzy some days past... which is the very last minute in which a brief paper of mine could be accepted?" Abraham Jacobi (1830-1919) was a pioneer in the field of pediatrics. German born, he is to date the only foreign born president of the American Medical Association.

    Condition: Light toning to paper. Old smoothed fold creases. Small hole at a fold crease not affecting text.

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    12th Thursday
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