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semi-annual oration on the origin of pestilential diseases

Charles Caldwell

semi-annual oration on the origin of pestilential diseases

delivered before the Academy of Medicine in Philadelphia on the 17th day of December, 1798

by Charles Caldwell

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Published by Printed by Thomas and Samuel F. Bradford ... in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communicable diseases -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Epidemics -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Caldwell ...
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    ContributionsAcademy of Medicine of Philadelphia., Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC114 .C3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, [13]-59, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6306164M
    LC Control Number34016206

    An essay upon pestilential diseases, such as the putrid, malignant, and yellow fevers, and the plague; with an account of an infectious fever, or plague, which broke out and raged with great mortality on board His Majesty's Ship Surprise, in the year , on the Banks of Newfoundland; and upon the most effectual means of destroying contagion or infection, by quick-lime, and the fumes of. CHAPTER VII. ON ANGINA, OR QUINSEY ANGINA is indeed a very acute affection, for it is a compression of the respiration. But there are two species of it; for it is either an inflammation of the organs of respiration, or an affection of the spirit (pneuma) alone, which contains the cause of the disease in organs affected are, the tonsils, epiglottis, pharynx, uvula, top of the trachea.

    He wrote a two-volume book on epidemiology (A Brief History of Epidemic and Pestilential Disease) that was taught in EVERY medical school in the WORLD for the best part of a century. The disease that caused this catastrophic pandemic has, since Hecker, generally been considered to have been plague, a zoonotic disease caused by the gram-negative bacterium Yersinia pestis, the principal reservoir for which is wild rodents (7–11).The ultimate origin of the Black Death is uncertain—China, Mongolia, India, central Asia, and southern Russia have all been suggested (see.

    The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is the professional body for physicians, with o members and fellows across the globe. The RCP has an extensive library, started at the foundation of the RCP in and maintained and developed rare books and special collections are displayed in public exhibitions and can be viewed in person by making a research appointment with the. A epidemiological history, this book looks at tropical diseases that were able to thrive in temperate North American climates. Occurrences of malaria in New York City in are enough to make one want more quinine water in those gin and o Sun Times/5(6).


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A semi-annual oration, on the origin of pestilential diseases, delivered before the Academy of Medicine of Philadelphia, on the 17th day of December, / By Charles Caldwell, A.M. M.D. senior vice-president of the Academy. A semi-annual oration on the origin of pestilential diseases: delivered before the Academy of Medicine in Philadelphia on the 17th day of December, A semi-annual oration, on the origin of pestilential diseases: delivered before the Academy of Medicine of Philadelphia, on the 17th day of December, Author: Charles Caldwell ; Academy of Medicine of Philadelphia.

A semi-annual oration, on the origin of pestilential diseases delivered before the Academy of Medicine of Philadelphia, on the 17th day of December, Author: Charles Caldwell ; Academy of. Bradford,Thomas,; Bradford,Samuel F(Samuel Fisher),; Potter,Nathaniel, Title(s): A semi-annual oration, on the origin of pestilential diseases: delivered before the Academy of Medicine of Philadelphia, on the 17th day of December, / by Charles Caldwell, A.M.

M.D. senior vice-president of the Academy. Semi-annual oration, on the origin of pestilential diseases, delivered before the Academy of medicine of Philadelphia, on the 17th day of December, By Charles Caldwell. Philadelphia, Printed by T. and S.F. Bradford, A semi-annual oration, on the origin of pestilential diseases, delivered before the Academy of Medicine of Philadelphia, on the 17th day of December, / By Charles Caldwell, A.M.

M.D. senior vice-president of the Academy. Caldwell, Charles,  /. Pestilence. Or PLAGUE, in the Hebrew tongue, as in most others, expresses all sorts of distempers and calamitites. The Hebrew word which properly signifies "the plague" is extended to all epidemical and contagious diseases.

A brief history of epidemic and pestilential diseases; with the principal phenomena of the physical world, which precede and accompany them, and observations deduced from the facts stated.

Magnalia, book 1. The kind of disease is another important question. Dermer seems to think it a species of plague, and he saw some of the sores of. A Semi-Annual Oration, on the Origin of Pestilential Diseases: Delivered Before the Academy of Medicine of Philadelphia, on the 17th Day of December, /5.

Caldwell, Charles, A semi-annual oration, on the origin of pestilential diseases, delivered before the Academy of Medicine of Philadelphia, on the 17th day of December, / By Charles Caldwell, A.M. M.D. senior vice-president of the Academy. A semi-annual oration, on the origin of pestilential diseases, delivered before the Academy of Medicine of Philadelphia, on the 17th day of December, / by: Caldwell, Charles, Published: ().

In the early German invasions of Italy whole armies and camps were swept away by the pestilential climate. The Book of Isaiah, Volume I (of 2) | George Adam Smith No animal can live where its. Caldwell, Semi-Annual Oration. Haygarth recalled most of this exchange in an letter to John Coakley Lettsom.

See John Haygarth to John Coakley Lettsom, 8 Octoberin Lettsom Correspondence, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London. Chisholm and Haygarth, Letter to John Haygarth, 1.

Cited by: 5. G - λοιμός loimós, loy'-mos; of uncertain affinity; a plague (literally, the disease, or figuratively, a pest):—pestilence(-t). Page 53 - A pestilential disease, disfiguring the race of man, and making the body an object of loathsome deformity, 1 spread all over Egypt.

Bocchoris, at that time the reigning monarch, consulted the oracle of Jupiter Hammon, and received for answer that the kingdom must be purified, by exterminating the infected multitude as a race of men detested by the gods.5/5(1). A semi-annual oration, on the origin of pestilential diseases: delivered before the Academy of Medicine of Philadelphia, on the 17th day of December, Author(s): Caldwell, Charles, : A Brief History of Epidemic and Pestilential Diseases; with the Principal Phenomena of the Physical World, which Precede and Accompany Them, and Observations deduced from the Facts Stated: 2 volumes.

xii, ; [iv], pp. 8vo, contemporary mottled calf with red leather spine labels (bindings are rubbed and a little wormed); hinges on first volume are repaired but still solid. Noah Webster died on May 28th at the age of His influence on American life and language is larger than many of us know and he was a pioneer.

Origin of pestilent –; Middle English Latin pestilent- (stem of pestilēns) unhealthy, noxious, alteration of pestilentus, equivalent to pesti- (stem of pestis) pest + -lentus -lent. Lists compiled by former Amherst College Librarian Willis Bridegam. See also the Noah Webster th Birthday Exhibition.

Books published by Noah Webster during his lifetime. 1. A grammatical institute of the English language: comprising an easy, concise, and systematic method of education, designed for the use of English schools in America, in three parts: part II, containing a plain and.The miasma theory (also called the miasmatic theory) is an obsolete medical theory that held diseases—such as cholera, chlamydia, or the Black Death—were caused by a miasma (μίασμα, ancient Greek: "pollution"), a noxious form of "bad air", also known as night theory held that the origin of epidemics was due to a miasma, emanating from rotting organic matter.

In the absence of the kind of pestilential prayer books that Borromeo issued, many Christians would still have had a cheap, printed book of hours on hand. 40 As Virginia Reinburg describes them, these prayer books ‘provided a bridge between the liturgy and the home,’ and the devotional practices prescribed and described therein ‘were at Author: Remi Chiu.