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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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Title
A narrative of the method and success of inoculating the small-pox in New England / by Mr. Benj. Colman. With A reply to the objections made against it from principles of conscience / in a letter from a minister at Boston ; to which is now prefixed an historical introduction by Daniel Neal.
Name/Creator
Colman, Benjamin, 1673-1747, creator
Neal, Daniel, 1678-1743
Gay, Frederick Lewis, 1856-1916, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Place of Origin
Dublin
Publisher
Printed by George Grierson
Language
English
Description
45 p. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Smallpox -- Vaccination -- Early works to 1800

Category
Public Health, 1700-1799

Medical Education and Practice

Inoculation

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

Note
"A reply" (p. 34-45) has caption title : A reply to the religious scruples against inoculating the small pox, in a letter to a friend. It was first published in Boston in 1721 under title: A letter to a friend in the country, attempting a solution of the scruples & objections ... against the new way of receiving the small-pox. By a minister of Boston [revealed to be William Cooper in the 3rd ed.] (Boston, 1730).

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Title
Letter to a friend in the country / by Mr. Benj. Colman. With A reply to the objections made against it from principles of conscience / in a letter from a minister at Boston ; to which is now prefixed an historical introduction by Daniel Neal.
Name/Creator
Cooper, William,, 1694-1743


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