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Reasons against the practice of inoculating the small-pox

Legard Sparham

Reasons against the practice of inoculating the small-pox

As also a brief account of the operation of this poison, infused after this manner into a wound. By Legard Sparham, Surgeon.

by Legard Sparham

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Published by printed for J. Peele in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1985. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 904, no. 9).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 904, no. 9.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination30p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17034059M

To the inhabitants of the parish of Midhurst, in the county of Sussex: advice against the modern practice of inoculating the small pox Author(s): Barrett, Seren. This practice, known today as variolation, was first practiced in China in the 10th century. Methods of carrying out the procedure varied depending upon location. Variolation was the sole method of protection against smallpox other than quarantine until Jenner's discovery of the inoculating abilities of cowpox against the smallpox virus in

In Dr Edward Jenner published an account of “vaccination”, 1 arguing that this gave safer protection against smallpox than the existing treatment, variolation. Proponents of immunisation, a technique that developed from Jenner's work, often claim that a research ethics committee, had it existed in the s, might have rejected his work.   The anti-inoculation banner was raised as early as by the surgeon Legard Sparham in his Reasons against the Practice of Inoculating the Small-Pox (32). Among other concerns, Sparham argued against the insertion of "poisons" into wounds, and held that " till now, [we] never dreamt that Mankind would industriously plot to their own Ruin.

A dissuasive against inoculating for the small-pox in a letter to a gentleman, &c. To which is added, A parallel between the scripture notion of divine resignation, and the modern practice of receiving the small-pox by inoculation: Published: () Reasons against the practice of inoculating the small-pox.   Medical theory and practice of the s developed rapidly, as is evidenced by the extensive collection, which includes descriptions of diseases, their conditions, and treatments. Books on science and technology, agriculture, military technology, natural philosophy, even cookbooks, are all contained here. ++++Author: See Notes Multiple Contributors.


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Reasons against the practice of inoculating the small-pox.: As also a brief account of the operation of this poison, infused after this manner into a wound. By Legard Sparham, surgeon. Several arguments, proving, that inoculating the small pox is not contained in the law of physick, either natural or Divine, and therefore unlawful.

reply to two short pieces The second edition [John Williams] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible.

A vindication of the new method of inoculating the small-pox, against the arguments and objections of Dr. Langton and Mr. Bromfeild, By Giles Watts, M.D. [Giles Watts] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing.

Several arguments proving, that inoculating the small pox is not contained in the law of physick, either natural or divine, and therefore unlawful: together with a reply to two short pieces, one by the Rev.

Increase Mather, and another by an anonymous author, intituled, Sentiments on the small pox inoculated ; and also, a short answer to a late letter in the New England courant. Several arguments, proving, that inoculating the small pox is not contained in the law of physick, either natural or Divine, and therefore unlawful.

Together with a reply to two short pieces, one by the Rev. Increase Mather, and another by an anonymous author, intituled, Sentiments on the small pox inoculated. Among the Continental regulars in the American Revolution, 90 percent of deaths were caused by disease, and Variola the small pox virus was the most vicious of them all.

(Gabriel and Metz) On the 6th of JanuaryGeorge Washington wrote to Dr. William Shippen Jr., ordering him to inoculate all of the forces that came through. READ MORE: How an Enslaved African Man Helped Save Generations from Smallpox OnJenner took fluid from a cowpox blister and.

The scion of a dynasty of ministers, he fought a lengthy rear-guard action against time, trying to stanch the ebbing of power among the city’s religious authorities.

Several arguments, proving, that inoculating the small pox is not contained in the law of physick, either natural or divine, and therefore unlawful ; together with a reply to two short pieces, one by the Rev. Increase Mather, and another by an anonymous author, intituled, Sentiments on the small pox inoculated: and also a short answer to a late letter in the New-England Courant.

Boylston sprang into action, inoculating his son and his slaves against the disease. Then, he began inoculating other Bostonians. Then, he began inoculating other Bostonians. Some Remarks Upon Dr. Wagstaff's Letter Against Inoculating the Small-Pox. in a Letter to Himself, Defending That Practice.

by Perrott Williams, M.D. | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Author(s): Sparham,Legard Title(s): Reasons against the practice of inoculating the small-pox: as also a brief account of the operation of this poison, infused after this manner into a wound/ by Legard Sparham, surgeon.

What was the meaning of eighteenth-century smallpox inoculation. Traditional medical history used to present a continuity from inoculation to Jenner’s vaccine in and subsequently to the national vaccination programmes of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, ending in total triumph with the global eradication of smallpox in the s.

1 The new medical history from the s onwards. The smallpox vaccine was the first vaccine to be developed against a contagious disease. Inthe British doctor Edward Jenner demonstrated that an infection with the relatively mild cowpox virus conferred immunity against the deadly smallpox virus.

Cowpox served as a natural vaccine until the modern smallpox vaccine emerged in the 19th century. From tothe World Health. The dangerous practice of inoculating with small-pox virus is now declared to be a criminal offence, and the offender will be liable to heavy penalties.

In conclusion, it may be stated that the [quot] con- scientious objector [quot] has not been recognised in this law.

Author(s): Sparham,Legard Title(s): Reasons against the practice of inoculating the small-pox: as also a brief account of the operation of this poison, infused after this manner into a wound/ by Legard Sparham, surgeon.

Edition: The third edition ; with additions. Country of Publication: England Publisher: London: Printed for Benj. and Sam. Inoculation against the disease had been introduced into Europe from the Middle East early in the century and subsequently conveyed to the American colonies.

Inoculation, however, was not without risks. Jefferson would give up his law practice before the case was "The small pox was sent out of Quebeck by Carleton, inoculating the poor. Inoculation is a set of methods of artificially inducing immunity against various infectious practice originated in the East before being imported to the Western terms inoculation, vaccination, and immunization are often used synonymously, but there are.

Variolation or inoculation was the method first used to immunize an individual against smallpox (Variola) with material taken from a patient or a recently variolated individual, in the hope that a mild, but protective, infection would procedure was most commonly carried out by inserting/rubbing powdered smallpox scabs or fluid from pustules into superficial scratches made in the skin.

Get this from a library! Several arguments, proving, that inoculating the small pox is not contained in the law of physick, either natural or Divine, and therefore unlawful: Together with a reply to two short pieces, one by the Rev. Dr. Increase Mather, and another by an anonymous author, intituled, Sentiments on the small pox inoculated.Several arguments proving, that inoculating the small pox is not contained in the law of physick, either natural or divine, and therefore unlawful: Together with a reply to two short pieces, one by the Rev.

Dr. Increase Mather, and another by an anonymous author, intituled, Sentiments on the small pox inoculated.The Small Pox Vaccine.

The vaccine for small pox was the first vaccine ever developed. In fact, the term "vaccine" comes from the Latin word for cow, vaccinus, since the original small pox vaccine was made using the cow pox virus.

Prior to the development of the small pox vaccine, at least two other forms of inoculation were used to try to protect people against the deadly disease.