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Autographed letter from Dr. Carlos Finlay requesting an opportunity to meet with the members of the Academy of Sciences in Havana, 1878

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Title

Autographed letter from Dr. Carlos Finlay requesting an opportunity to meet with the members of the Academy of Sciences in Havana, 1878

Subject

Academia de ciencias de Cuba
Yellow Fever

Description

A one-page autograph letter signed by Dr. Carlos Finlay, pioneer in yellow fever research who first discovered that the yellow fever virus was transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitos.

Creator

Finlay, Carlos E. (Carlos Eduardo), 1868-

Publisher

Digitized by the rights holder

Date

September 8, 1878

Language

Spanish

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

finlay_letter

Spatial Coverage

Cuba

Temporal Coverage

Nineteenth century

Rights Holder

Anonymous. Name available upon request.

Citation

Finlay, Carlos E. (Carlos Eduardo), 1868-, “Autographed letter from Dr. Carlos Finlay requesting an opportunity to meet with the members of the Academy of Sciences in Havana, 1878,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed July 23, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/8159.

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