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Dr. Backus To Mason Cogswell, August 29, 1794
That we have a malignant putrid disease existing among us is a fact, that it has in the greatest number of instances where it has happened, proved fatal is also a fact....We have begun to exercise the lancet and have I think in several instances seen good...
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Title: Dr. Backus To Mason Cogswell, August 29, 1794
From: Letters To Mason Cogswell
Creator: Jno. Backus (author)
Date: August 29, 1794
Format: Correspondence
Publication: Father and Daughter: A Collection of Cogswell Family Letters and Diaries (1772-1830)
Publisher: American School for the Deaf
Source: Yale Medical Library
Control no.: Biog. C659R
Keywords: Connecticut; Correspondence; Deaf; Disease; Doctors; Education; Educational Institutions; Institutions; Mason Cogswell; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Public Health; Schools
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Science, Health & Technology

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- Dr. Backus To Mason Cogswell, August 29, 1794 (doc)
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- United States To Mason Cogswell, September 19, 1829 (doc)