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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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An answer to a late pamphlet, intitled, A letter to a friend in the country, attempting a solution of the scruples and objections of a consciencious or religious nature, commonly made against the new way of receiving the small pox, by a minister of Boston :  together with A short history of the late divisions among us in affairs of state, and some account of the first cause of them   / by John Williams ; [Four lines from Hosea].
Answer to a late pamphlet, intitled, A letter to a friend in the country
Answer to a late pamphlet, entitled, A letter to a friend in the country
Williams, John, fl. 1721-1723, creator
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Printed and sold by J. Franklin, at his printing-house in Queen-Street, over against Mr. Sheaf's School
[4], 20 p. ; 16 cm (12mo)

Smallpox -- Vaccination -- Early works to 1800 ;  Vaccination -- Early works to 1800 ;  Cooper, William , 1694-1743 ;  Church and state -- New England ;  Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- To 1775 ;  United StatesMassachusettsBoston

"A letter to a friend in the country" was written by William Cooper.

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  Early American imprints. no. 2407
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