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An account of the experiment made at the desire of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, on board the Union hospital ship, to determine the effect of the nitrous acid in destroying contagion, and the safety with which it may be employed :  in a letter addressed to The Right Hon. Earl Spencer, &c. &c. &c   / by James Carmichael Smyth.
Smyth, James Carmichael, 1741-1821, creator
Great Britain, Admiralty.
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Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
Printed for J. Johnson, in St. Paul's Church-yard.
75, [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. (8vo)

Union (Hospital ship) ;  Spencer, George John Spencer , Earl , 1758-1834 ;  Great Britain. , Royal Navy -- Hospital ships -- Early works to 1800 ;  Disinfection and disinfectants -- Early works to 1800 ;  Hospital ships -- Early works to 1800 ;  Nitrous acid -- Early works to 1800 ;  Communicable diseases -- Prevention -- Early works to 1800 ;  Disease Outbreaks ;  Naval Medicine ;  Disinfectants ;  EnglandLondon

"Published with the approbation of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty."

"Plan of the Union outfitted for an hospital ship"--Folded leaf.

Signatures: A-D⁸ E⁴ F².

Final p. blank.

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