Papers on fevers., 1793-1856.


Papers on fevers., 1793-1856.

Apparently compiled by J.K. Mitchell. Contains letters to him from U.S. Navy surgeons and memoranda concerning six fever outbreaks, 1820-1850; a letter from G. Emerson on malignant fever in Bristol, Pa., in 1825, Charles Peirce's journal of weather 1780-1844, and four dissertations: Bell, A.N., A dissertation on yellow fever (1849); Deupree, Wm. J., An inaugural dissertation on congestive fever, (M.D. thesis, Jefferson Medical College, 1848); Lazzell, J.M., Contagion of typhoid fever in practice, (M.D. thesis, Jefferson, 1856 copy); Newcomer, John, An inaugural dissertation on typhoid fever, (M.D. thesis, Jefferson, 1852).

1 v. 27 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 6995979

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