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Describes the progress of the smallpox disease in those that have been deliberately infected by inoculation and claims that once recovered they are in better health than before, including the curing of non smallpox symptoms such as ulcers and aiding recovery after child birth: 'people have upon this transplantation grown harty and got rid of their former Maladies'
Read to the Royal Society on 12 April 1722

Reference number
RBO/11/51
Earliest possible date
1722
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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'The way of proceeding in the Small pox inoculated in New England Communicated by Henry Neuman Esq of the middle Temple', 1722, RBO/11/51, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_11_51/the-way-of-proceeding-in-the-small-pox-inoculated-in-new-england-communicated-by-henry-neuman-esq-of-the-middle-temple, accessed on 18 June 2024

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