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Hospital to be erected for smallpox inoculation in Taunton, Massachusetts, in 1777

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Title

Hospital to be erected for smallpox inoculation in Taunton, Massachusetts, in 1777

Subject

Hospitals--United States--Revolution, 1775-1783
Smallpox--Inoculation

Description

During the smallpox epidemic in 1777, the townspeople of Taunton, Massachusetts, voted to build a hospital for inoculation for the smallpox.

Creator

Williams, James

Publisher

Digitized by the rights holder

Date

April 9, 1777

Language

English

Type

Resolutions (administrative records)

Identifier

taunton_hospital

Extent

1 page

Spatial Coverage

Taunton, Mass.

Temporal Coverage

Eighteenth century

Rights Holder

Anonymous. Name available upon request.

Citation

Williams, James, “Hospital to be erected for smallpox inoculation in Taunton, Massachusetts, in 1777,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed September 25, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/8134.