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Title
Inoculation of the small pox as practised in Boston :  consider'd in a letter to A- S- M.D. & F.R.S. in London  
Name/Creator
Douglass, William, approximately 1700-1752, creator
Stuart, Alexander, 1673-1742
Franklin, James, 1697-1735, printer.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectDigital ObjectDigital ObjectLocation
Microforms (Lamont)

Houghton

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Widener
Place of Origin
Boston
Publisher
Printed and sold by J. Franklin, at his printing-house in Queen-Street, over against Mr. Sheaf's school
Language
English
Description
[4], 20 p. ; 17 cm. (8vo)
Form/Genre
text

print
Classification
WZ 270 T758 1721

WZ 270 D737i 1722

Film 59-17 no. 4

Film 633 reel 40 no. 687
Subject
Boston ;  History, 18th Century ;  Smallpox -- prevention & control ;  Smallpox -- Vaccination -- Early works to 1800 ;  Vaccination -- Early works to 1800 ;  United StatesMassachusettsBoston

Category
Inoculation

Public Health, 1700-1799

Medical Education and Practice

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

Note
The letter, dated Boston, Dec. 20, 1721, is unsigned. William Wagstaffe identified William Douglass as author and Alexander Stuart as recipient when he appended extracts from this and two subsequent letters by Douglass to his A letter to Dr. Freind, shewing the danger and uncertanty of inoculating the small pox (London, 1722).

Signatures: A-C⁴.

Three lines of text from Hudibras on t.p.
Other Title
  Early American imprints. no. 2332
Other Title


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