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Drake, Daniel, physician, author, was born Oct. 20, 1785, in Plainfield, N.J. He was a distinguished physician of Cincinnati and Philadelphia; and became known by his valuable work on The Diseases of the Interior Valley of North America. His other works include Pictures of Cincinnati and the Miami Country; History of the Prevention and Treatment of Epidemic Cholera; Essays on Medical Education; Discourses; and Pioneer Life in Kentucky. He died Nov. 6, 1852, in Cincinnati, Ohio.