A Brief Rule to Guide the Common People of New-England How to Order Themselves & Theirs in the Small-pocks, or Measels

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Title

A Brief Rule to Guide the Common People of New-England How to Order Themselves & Theirs in the Small-pocks, or Measels

Abstract

This is the second edition of the first medical document to be published in the American colonies. Only two specimens of the first edition—printed as a broadside in 1677/8—are known. The second edition is also extremely rare. Only three copies are extant, and this is the only one still with its title page.

Creator

Thacher, Thomas, 1620-1678

Publisher

Boston, : Reprinted [by Bartholomew Green and John Allen] for Benjamin Eliot, at his shop under the west-end of the exchange., 1702.

Date Created

1702

Is Part Of

A brief rule to guide the common people of New-England how to order themselves & theirs in the small-pocks, or measels

References

View the online <a href="http://hollis.harvard.edu/?itemid=|library/m/aleph|002304351">catalog record</a>

Extent

1 page

Identifier

E2003.1.22

Provenance

Gift of the Harvard College Library to the Harvard Medical Library, 1937

Files

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Citation

Thacher, Thomas, 1620-1678, “A Brief Rule to Guide the Common People of New-England How to Order Themselves & Theirs in the Small-pocks, or Measels,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed August 20, 2019, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6441.

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