Royal Jennerian Society for the Extermination of the Small-pox

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Title

Royal Jennerian Society for the Extermination of the Small-pox

Subject

Broadsheet (format)
Royal Jennerian Society
Smallpox vaccine

Description

Following the discovery of Edward Jenner, the Royal Jennerian Society was formed at the London Tavern on January 19, 1803. Under the patronage of the Prince and Princess of Wales, the society's goal was to promote the eradication of smallpox through vaccination. This rare broadside announces the formation of the society and encourages the officials of other cities and towns to adopt similar measures.

Abstract

Broadside entitled Royal Jennerian Society for the Extermination of the Small-pox : at a very numerous and highly respected meeting held at the London tavern, on Wednesday the 19th day of January, 1803, to consider of the best means to be adopted for the extermination of the small-pox, the Right Honorable the Lord Mayor in the Chair. The following address was read and approved, viz. Address to the public ...

Creator

Royal Jennerian Society

Publisher

London

Date Created

1803

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Harvard Medical Library Rare Books Collection (f RA644.S6 R88 1803)

Format

text

Extent

1 broadside

Language

English

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Herbert R. Morgan to the Harvard Medical Library, 2008

Files

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Citation

Royal Jennerian Society, “Royal Jennerian Society for the Extermination of the Small-pox,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed November 18, 2018, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/13019.

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