This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1801 Excerpt: ...opinion throughout this great dairy country, and from its being insisted on by those who here attend sick cattle. Thirdly. From the total absence of the disease in those, N 2 countries,, countries, where the men servants are not employed in the dairies. Fourthly. From having observed that morbid matter generated by the horse frequently communicates, in a casual way, a disease to the human subject so like the Cow Pox, that in many cases it would be difficult to make the distinction between one and the other-f". Fifthly. From being induced to suppose from experiments, that some of those who had been thus affected from the horse resisted the Small Pox. Sixthly. From the progress and general appearance of the pustule on the arm of the boy whom I inoculated with matter taken from the hand of a man infected by a horse; and from the This information was communicated to me from the first authorities. t The found skin does not appear to be susceptible of this virus when inserted into it, but, when previously diseased from little accidents, its effects are often conspicuous. See Plate No. a. similarity similarity to the Cow Pox of the general constitutional symptoms which followed. I fear it would be trespassing too far to adduce the general testimony of our farmers in support of this opinion; yet I beg leave to introduce an extract of a letter on this subject from the Rev. Mr. Moore, of Chalford Hill, in this county. "In the month of November, 1797, my horse had diseased heels, which was certainly what is termed the grease and at a short subsequent period my cow was also affected with what a neighbouring farmer (who was conversant with the complaints This Case (on which I laid no inconsiderable stress in my late Treatise, as presumptive evidence of the fac...
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