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Title
A prospect of exterminating the small pox .  Part II :  Being a continuation of a narrative of facts concerning the progress of the new inoculation in America ; together with Practical observations on the local appearance, symptoms, and mode of treating the variola vaccina, or kine pock : including some letters to the author, from distinguished characters, on the subject of this benign remedy, now passing with a rapid step through all ranks of society in Europe and America   / by Benjamin Waterhouse.
Name/Creator
Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, creator
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Countway Medicine

Widener

Houghton
Place of Origin
Cambridge [Mass.]
Publisher
Printed for the author, at the University Press, by William Hilliard
Language
English
Description
139 p. ; 22 cm.
Form/Genre
text

bibliography

print
Classification
RM786 .W32

WZ 270 W326pr 1802
Subject
Smallpox -- prevention & control ;  Cowpox ;  Jenner, Edward ;  Smallpox -- Vaccination -- United States

Category
Vaccination

Public Health, 1800-1899

Benjamin Waterhouse, 1754-1846

Note
(from captions) Progress of the new inoculation in America. -- Practical observations on the variola vaccina or kine pock. -- Appendix. Biographical account of Dr. Jenner.

J. B. Blake's Benjamin Waterhouse and the introduction of vaccination [1957] states that, though dated 1802 on the title page, this work actually appeared about Feb. 1, 1803.

[Part I] published in Cambridge, Mass., in 1800.

Includes correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and Waterhouse (p. 22-34).

Appendix. Biographical account of Dr. Jenner: p. [135]-139.

Includes bibliographical references.
Other Title

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Title
Practical observations on the local appearance, symptoms, and mode of treating the variola vaccina, or kine pock / by Benjamin Waterhouse.
Name/Creator
Waterhouse, Benjamin,, 1754-1846


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