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Subject: Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Historical memoirs, relating to the practice of inoculation for the small pox, in the British American provinces, particularly in New England: Addressed to John Huxham, M.D. F. R. S'

Read 23 May 1765

Reference number
L&P/4/268
Earliest possible date
1763
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
33 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'History and practise of inoculation in the British American colonies' from Benjamin Gale to John Huxham, 1763, L&P/4/268, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_268/letter-history-and-practise-of-inoculation-in-the-british-american-colonies-from-benjamin-gale-to-john-huxham, accessed on 24 July 2024

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