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An inquiry into the causes and nature of the yellow fever

Washington Watts

An inquiry into the causes and nature of the yellow fever

submitted to the examination of the Rev. John Ewing, S.T.P. provost, the trustees and medical professors of the University of Pennsylvania, on the sixth day of June, 1799, for the degree of Doctor of Medicine.

by Washington Watts

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Published by Printed by John Ormrod, no. 41, Chesnut-Street in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Pennsylvania. -- Dept. of Medicine -- Dissertations.,
  • Yellow fever.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Washington Watts of Virginia, member of the Philadelphia Medical and Chemical Societies. ; [Two lines from Young]
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 36678.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, [1], 6-42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17738035M

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An inquiry into the causes and nature of the yellow fever: submitted to the examination of the Rev. John Ewing, S.T.P. provost, the trustees and medical professors of the University of Pennsylvania, on the sixth day of June,for the degree of Doctor of Medicine.

An Inquiry Into the Causes and Effects of the Variolæ Vaccinæ, Or Cow-Pox. THE DEVIATION of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved to him a prolific source of diseases. From the love of splendour, from the indulgences of luxury, and from his fondness for amusement he has familiarised himself.

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Author(s): Watts,Washington; University of Pennsylvania. Title(s): An inquiry into the causes and nature of the yellow fever: submitted to the examination of the Rev.

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