Letter from Benjamin Waterhouse to Lyman Spalding

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Title

Letter from Benjamin Waterhouse to Lyman Spalding

Subject

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846 (author)
Vaccination
Spalding, Lyman, 1775-1821
Correspondence

Description

Benjamin Waterhouse's position as a supplier of vaccine matter to American physicians is attested in this letter to a colleague, Lyman Spalding (1775-1821). Note that the letter also refers to Jenner's gift to Waterhouse of the silver snuffbox containing quills laden with cowpox vaccine.

Abstract

Autograph letter signed from Benjamin Waterhouse in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Lyman Spalding, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Creator

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846

Date Created

1802 November 04

Rights

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Is Part Of

Papers of Benjamin waterhouse, 1797-1829 (inclusive). B MS c10.1, fd. 3

Format

text

Extent

1 manuscript letter

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

DigID0002458

Provenance

Gift of Dr. James A. Spalding to the Boston Medical Library, 1923

Files

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Citation

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, “Letter from Benjamin Waterhouse to Lyman Spalding,” OnView, accessed February 29, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6625.

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