Cut the Knot

1836 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
your readers under the signature of " W." amongst several interesting facts relative to variolous diseases, of which I hope, hereafter, to take advantage, he gives the following case. " I was riding with a medical friend in the county of Dutchess, N. Y. On passing the ruins of a small house, he remarked that the dwelling had been used as a smallpox hospital some fifteen or eighteen years before ; a number of men had the season previous been employed in taking it down ; three of whom, if I
more » ... of whom, if I recollect rightly, were attacked with the smallpox."
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