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Description

Paper with figure.

Subject: Epidemiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Part of a letter from Mr. Macky, Professor of History, to Mr. MacLaurin, Professor of Mathematics in the University of Edinburgh, and by him communicated to the President of the Royal Society; being an extract from the books of the Town-Council of Edinburgh, relating to a disease there, supposed to be venereal, in the Year 1497'

Read 17 March 1742.

Reference number
L&P/1/177
Earliest possible date
1742
Physical description
Ink on paper and illustration
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'Account extracted from Edinburgh Town Council books of a disease at Edinburgh (French pox)' by Mackay, 1742, L&P/1/177, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_177/paper-account-extracted-from-edinburgh-town-council-books-of-a-disease-at-edinburgh-french-pox-by-mackay, accessed on 17 July 2024

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