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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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Proceedings of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, relative to the prevention of the introduction and spreading of contagious diseases
College of Physicians of Philadelphia, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectDigital ObjectLocation
Microforms (Lamont)

Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
Printed by Thomas Dobson, at the stone-house N⁰. 41, South Second Street
37, [1] p. ; 20 cm. (8vo)

Early works.

RA643 .C67

WZ 270 C696p 1798

Film 59-72 no. 11

Film 633 reel 27 no. 498
Philadelphia -- epidemiology ;  Quarantine ;  Legislation as Topic ;  Disease Outbreaks ;  Yellow Fever ;  Communicable diseases -- Prevention -- Early works to 1800 ;  Communicable diseases -- Transmission -- Early works to 1800 ;  Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Early works to 1800 ;  Epidemics -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Early works to 1800 ;  United StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia

Medical Education and Practice

Communicable Disease

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

Yellow Fever

Tropical Disease

Concepts of Contagion and Epidemics

Narrative of facts relative to the probable origin, and progress of the malignant contagious fever which lately appeared at the junction of Penn and Pine Street, December 26th, 1797 -- Facts relative to the sickly state of the ship Hind -- Letter from Dr. James Stuart to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

Two states of gathering E noted. In the first, the last three words of line 9 on p. 33 are "not be equal"; in the second, "were not equal".

Signatures: pi² A-E⁴ (E3 verso, E4 blank).
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  Early American imprints. no. 34356
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