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Letter, 'Of inoculation for small-pox 'till some easier safer & equally certain method be discovered' from Richard Brooke to James Parsons

Reference number: L&P/2/295

Date: 10 May 1742

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Subject: Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from Mr. Rich. Brooke, Surgeon, to James Parsons, M. D. Secretary to the Royal Society for foreign correspondence, concerning inoculation'

Read 14 May 1752

Reference number
L&P/2/295
Earliest possible date
10 May 1742
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Of inoculation for small-pox 'till some easier safer & equally certain method be discovered' from Richard Brooke to James Parsons, 10 May 1742, L&P/2/295, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_295/letter-of-inoculation-for-small-pox-till-some-easier-safer-equally-certain-method-be-discovered-from-richard-brooke-to-james-parsons, accessed on 13 April 2024

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