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Guide to the John Ring manuscript, 1808, Aug. 4, Cambridge, England

Summary

MS. A report of the findings of the investigation by a deputation of the Royal Jennerian Society into the reputed failure of vaccination in Cambridge. The investigators consider the claims of Sir Isaac Pennington, an opponent of vaccination. The report is also signed by Frederick Thackeray and Hugh Blair.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10820
Title
John Ring manuscript, Cambridge, England
Date
1808, Aug. 4
Creator
Ring, John, 1752-1821
Extent
1 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

MS. A report of the findings of the investigation by a deputation of the Royal Jennerian Society into the reputed failure of vaccination in Cambridge. The investigators consider the claims of Sir Isaac Pennington, an opponent of vaccination. The report is also signed by Frederick Thackeray and Hugh Blair.

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John Ring manuscript, 1808, Aug. 4, Cambridge, England, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

English surgeon, early advocate of vaccination.


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Provenance

Source unknown

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Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

Other Notes

General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.