75. Jean-Baptiste GÉRARD (1772-1856) pharmacist military... - Lot 75 - Farrando

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75. Jean-Baptiste GÉRARD (1772-1856) pharmacist military... - Lot 75 - Farrando
75. Jean-Baptiste GÉRARD (1772-1856) pharmacist military in the Grande Armée 8 L.A.S. (and an enclosure, Warsaw February 7 and Thorn March-November 1807, to his friend Boudet, chief pharmacist chief pharmacist in the 3rd Corps; 28 pages in-4, one address. Interesting correspondence on the difficulties military hospitals had the military hospitals to get supplies of medicines, supplies and personnel. Let us quote the letter from Warsaw during the Polish Campaign: "Our hospital which can be considered as the best organized in the city city is lacking in many things: many of the sick many patients have no sheets, or have only one, and even then it is not often change it often; wood is given day by day; the wine is nothing but bad piquette, even for the medicines wine is only bad piquette, even for medicines; the nurses are too few, and and even those we have are only Poles, to whom we have great difficulty to whom we have a thousand difficulties in making ourselves heard"... Etc.
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