Excerpt: Nor, for the period, did Lewis lack the requisite skills to be "physician" to his Corps of Discovery. Jefferson seems to have had as much, if not more, confidence in the Expedition's captains to act as "physicians" as he had in the so-called, recognized physicians of the day.
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