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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

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The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

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Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

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Title
The imposition of inoculation as a duty religiously considered in a leter [sic] to a gentleman in the country inclin'd to admit it
Name/Creator
Grainger, Samuel, approximately 1686-1734, creator
Edwards, John, -1725, bookseller.
Boone, Nicholas, 1679-1738, bookseller.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectDigital ObjectLocation
Microforms (Lamont)

Houghton

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
Boston in N.E
Publisher
Printed for Nicholas Boone, at the sign of the Bible in Cornhill and John Edwards, at his shop at the head of King-Street
Language
English
Description
[2], 28, [2] p. ; 16 cm. (8vo)
Form/Genre
text

Early works.

print
Classification
WZ 270 G743i 1721

Film 00574 no. 2

Film 633 reel 46 no. 831
Subject
Smallpox -- Vaccination -- Early works to 1800 ;  Vaccination -- Early works to 1800 ;  Smallpox -- prevention & control ;  Religion and Medicine ;  United StatesMassachusettsBoston

Category
Domestic Medicine

Public Health, 1700-1799

Medical Education and Practice

Inoculation

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

Note
Attributed to Samuel Grainger by G.L. Kittredge in his introduction to: Mather, Increase. Several reasons proving that inoculating or transplanting the smallpox is a lawful practice (Cleveland, 1921), p. 25-26.

One line from Pliny and eleven lines from scripture on t.p.

Last two pages are blank.

Signatures: A-D⁴.
Other Title
  Early American imprints. no. 2222
Other Title


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