Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Brandreth, Benjamin

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BRANDRETH, Benjamin, physician, b. in Leeds, England, 9 Jan., 1807; d. in Sing Sing, N.Y., 19 Feb., 1880. He was a grandson of Dr. William Brandreth, introducer of Brandreth's pills. Coming to the United States in 1835, he established a laboratory in Sing Sing, N. Y. In 1874 he presented to Dr. Robert S. Newton and his associates the building used by the eclectic medical college of New York.