Reference numberRBO/17/27
Alternative reference numberRBO.17.149
TitleConcerns the treatment of smallpox in ancient China by Father Dentrecolle in his letter to Father du Halde
Description'distemper by Pledgets of Cotton in the Nostrils: and which is there called the method of sowing the Small-pox'
Details of the drugs, plants and minerals used
Translated from the French by Philip Zollman
Read to the Royal Society on 11 May 1732
Extent28 sides
Access statusOpen
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