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Small pox and the protective power of vaccination in the city of Providence a report to the Board of Aldermen, April 26, 1869 by Edwin M. Snow

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Published by Hammond, Angell & Co., Printers to the City in Providence .
Written in English


  • Vaccination,
  • Smallpox

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Edition Notes

At head of title: 1868-9. City document. no. 44.

Statementby Edwin M. Snow
ContributionsProvidence (R.I.). Board of Health
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26352532M

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