Dr. Samuel Guthrie, MD (1782-1848) is purported to have discovered the uses of Chloroform and invented the percussion pill (the forerunner of the percussion cap) for firearms. Guthrie Clinic on Fort Drum is also named after him.

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Dr. Samuel Guthrie
Sackets Harbor
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