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A collection of papers on the subject of bilious fevers, prevalent in the United States for a few years past / compiled by Noah Webster, Jun. Member of the Society for Promoting Agriculture, Arts and Manufactures in the state of New-York, and honorary member of the Historical Society in Boston.
Webster, Noah, 1758-1843
Seaman, Valentine, 1770-1817
Smith, E. H. (Elihu Hubbard), 1771-1798
Buel, William.
Ramsay, Alexander, 1754?-1824
Monson, Eneas.
Mitchill, Samuel L. (Samuel Latham), 1764-1831
Reynolds, Stephen.
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Printed by Hopkins, Webb and Co. No. 40, Pine-Street
x, ix, [1], 246 p. ; 23 cm. (8vo)

Yellow fever -- United States -- Early works to 1800 ;  Epidemics -- United States -- Early works to 1800 ;  Diseases -- Causes and theories of causation -- Early works to 1800 ;  United StatesNew YorkNew York

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Account of the yellow fever in New-York in 1795 / by Valentine Seaman -- Account of the same / by Elihu H. Smith -- to which is prefixed, An account of the fevers that prevailed in Sheffield, State of Massachusetts, in 1794 and 1795 / by Dr. Buel -- An account of the fever at Norfolk, Virginia, in 1795 / by Doctors Taylor and Hansford -- Letter from Dr. Ramsay on the same subject -- An account of the fever at New-Haven, in 1794 / by Eneas Monson, and his son -- Dr. Mitchill, on contagion -- Letter from Dr. Reynolds, on the fever in Montgomery County -- Remarks on cleanliness and ventilation / by the compiler -- Concluding remarks / by the same.

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  Early American imprints. no. 31593
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