John Wesley’s PRIMITIVE PHYSIC (1789)
By lcurtis - March 7, 2013

On February 28, 2013, Loma Linda University was given a wonderful book to be added to our History of Medicine collection.  The book, shown here, is:

Wesley, John, 1793-1791. Primitive Physic: or An Easy and Natural Method of Curing Most Diseases. (Philadelphia: Printed by Prichard & Hall, in Market-Street, and sold by John Dickins, in Fourth Street, near Race Street, MDCC.LXXXIX. [1789]. 21st. ed., Edited for an American audience and published by the Methodist Episcopal Church.

John Wesley, 1703-1791John Wesley, 1703-1791

John Wesley was an Anglican cleric and theologian.  He,along with his brother Charles Wesley, are credited with founding the Methodist movement.