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[draft] James Bishop, turner, corner of Mills Buildings, High Row, Knightsbridge, to [the Editor of the Herald]

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

HU/5/85

Title

[draft] James Bishop, turner, corner of Mills Buildings, High Row, Knightsbridge, to [the Editor of the Herald]

Date

13 May 1800

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

He has read in the Herald that there are doubts over the efficacy of innoculation by Cow Pox. As the small pox is commoon in Knightsbridge his friends induced him to take his son to Dr. King in Swallow Street. His son's arm "ripened with such fruitful symptoms" that many others were innoculated in consequence. The boy is now wholly well and can be seen at his warehouse.