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Flower Power: Hamilton’s Doctor and the Healing Power of Nature

- January 24, 2019 in alexander hamilton, botanic gardens, botanical gardens, botany, Science & Medicine

Rebecca Rego Barry on David Hosack, the doctor who attended Alexander Hamilton to his duel (and death), and creator of one of the first botanical gardens in the United States, home to thousands of species which he used for his pioneering medical research.