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Lewis's Medicines

Most of the medicines Lewis purchased in Philadelphia came from suppliers in England, who had imported them from the far-flung sources shown on this map.

Pass the cursor over each name to read an introduction to the medicine.

For more details go to the pages listed below, written by
Gretory J. Higby, Executive Director,
American Institute of the History of Pharmacy,
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Funded in part by a grant from the National Park Service's Challenge Cost Share Program.

Lewis's List
Interactive Index
Botanicals
Rush's Bilious Pills
Chemical Drugs
Non-Drug Items


 
From Discovering Lewis & Clark ®, http://www.lewis-clark.org © 1998-2014
by The Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, Washburn, North Dakota.
Journal excerpts are from The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, edited by Gary E. Moulton
13 vols. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983-2001)