Definition of Benjamin rush
1. Noun. Physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813).
Generic synonyms: American Revolutionary Leader, Doc, Doctor, Dr., Md, Medico, Physician
Lexicographical Neighbors of Benjamin Rush
Literary usage of Benjamin rush
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans: With Biographical by H. J. Herring, James Barton Longacre (1853)
"... benjamin rush, MD benjamin rush was born on his father's farm, in Byberry township, Philadelphia county, on the 24th day of December, 1745. ..."
2. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the by Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow (1904)
"TO benjamin rush LONDON, 14 July,. DEAR SIR:—I received your favor of May 1st, with the pamphlet, for which I am much obliged to you. It is well written. ..."
3. Patriot-Improvers: Biographical Sketches of Members of the American by Whitfield Jenks Bell (1997)
"One may start with Nathan G. Goodman, benjamin rush, Physician and Citizen, 1746-1813 (Phila., 1934); LH Butterfield, ed., Letters of benjamin rush ..."
4. American Philosophy: The Early Schools by Isaac Woodbridge Riley, Woodbridge Riley (1907)
"benjamin rush, (1745-1813) of Philadelphia, was the most conspicuous of the American medical materialists of the eighteenth century. ..."
5. The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life by John Adams, Charles Francis Adams (1856)
"... TO benjamin rush. Quincy, 25 December, 1811. I never was so much at a loss how to answer a letter as yours of the 16th. Shall I assume a sober face and ..."
6. The Works of Alexander Hamilton by Alexander Hamilton (1904)
"benjamin rush 1 DEAR SIR: NKW YORK, Feb. Ia, 1802. I felt all the weight of the obligation which I owed to you and your amiable family for the tender ..."