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2. Joseph Warren (1741–1775), Harvard 1759, the physician-orator-soldier who became JA 's close and admired friend and who was killed in the battle of Bunker Hill ( DAB ). Among Warren's papers on deposit in MHi are an account book, 1763–1768, and a day book, 1774–1775, of his medical practice. No entry for inoculating Peter Adams has been found therein, but there are entries during 1764–1765 for a number of transactions with Dr. Nathaniel Perkins showing a close professional relationship between the two physicians at this time. There are also later entries (e.g. 10 Aug. 1768, 14 May and 24 Dec. 1774) for visits to and prescriptions for AA and JA .