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Beating the Dead Horse of Contagionism: Enlightened Democracy vs. Medical “Superstition” in the Early American Republic

Charles Caldwell, An Anniversary Oration on the Subject of Quarantines (Philadelphia: Fry & Kammerer, 1807).

Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, R15 .M38 1806 c.3

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“Justice to Our Colour Demands It”: Absalom Jones and Richard Allen’s Narrative of African Americans in Philadelphia’s 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic

Absalom Jones and Richard Allen, A Narrative of the Proceedings of the Black People, During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia, in the Year 1793; and a Refutation of Some Censures, Thrown Upon Them in Some Late Publications (Philadelphia: Printed for the Authors, by William W. Woodward, 1794)

Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard University, Rare Books RC211.P5 J71

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