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A prospect of exterminating the small-pox :  being the history of the Variolae vaccinae, or kine-pox, commonly called the cow-pox, as it has appeared in England : with an account of a series of inoculations performed for the kine-pox, in Massachusetts   / by Benjamin Waterhouse.
Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, creator
Ganz, Robert Norton, former owner.
Dillon, Jane, former owner.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectDigital ObjectLocation
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Houghton Library

Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine

Widener Library

Government Documents and Microforms Collection
Place of Origin
[Cambridge, Mass.]
Printed for the author, at the Cambridge Press, by William Hilliard, and sold by him, and the other booksellers in Boston
40 p. ; 21 cm. (8vo)

Case Reports.

RM786 .W32 1800


WZ 270 W326p 1800

Film 58-15 no. 1

Film 633 reel 101 no. 2012
Smallpox -- therapy ;  Cowpox -- history ;  Smallpox Vaccine -- history ;  Smallpox -- history ;  Epidemiology -- history ;  Vaccination -- History ;  Smallpox -- Vaccination ;  Vaccinia -- Vaccination -- England ;  Vaccinia -- Vaccination -- Massachusetts ;  Smallpox -- Vaccination -- Massachusetts ;  Vaccinia ;  United StatesMassachusettsCambridge ;  United StatesMassachusettsBoston

Communicable Disease


Public Health, 1800-1899

Medical Education and Practice

Concepts of Contagion and Epidemics

Benjamin Waterhouse, 1754-1846

Pt.1. The history of the variola vaccina, or Kine pox, commonly called the cowpox. -- Pt.2. Practical observations on the local appearance, symptoms, and mode of treating the variola vaccina, or kine pox.

"Erratum"--P. 40.
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  Early American imprints. no. 39022
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