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Subject: Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of inoculation in Arabia, in a letter from Dr. Patrick Russell, Physician, at Aleppo, to Alexander Russell, M. D. F. R. S. preceded by a letter from Dr. Al. Russell, to the Earl of Morton. P. R. S'

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05 May 1768
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9 pages

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Patrick Russell

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Patrick Russell, Letter, 'Inoculation in Arabia' from Patrick Russell to Alexander Russell, 05 May 1768, L&P/5/31, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 23 May 2024

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