The method of practice in the small-pox, with observations on the way of inoculation.
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Published by Printed and sold by S. Kneeland, in Queenstreet opposite the prison. in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Smallpox -- Vaccination.,
  • Smallpox -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementTaken from a manuscript of the late Dr. Nathanael Williams, of Boston in N.E. ; Published for the common advantage, more especially of the country towns, who may be visited wtih that distemper.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 6947.
ContributionsPrince, Thomas, 1687-1758.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4], 16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14584097M

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