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He could cure almost anything…

Advertisements for physicians have certainly changed much over the last¬† 270 years. This ad for “Richard Rock, Practitioner in Physick and Surgery” has a curious list of ailments he treats. This ad appears in the March 30, 1734 [1] issue (and others) of “The Country Journal or the Craftsman [2]” from London. Note that he keeps officers hours of 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m… [3]