|Document Reference||Pw V 133|
|Title||Bound volume of correspondence submitted to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck], 4th Duke of Portland by W. Marson; 1818|
|Content Description||Volume containing 7 letters between W. Marson and John Ring debating various issues concerning vaccination against smallpox especially reasons why not all vaccinations were successful; includes comments on work of other contemporary physicians such as Robert Willan; letters all date from 1806 to 1807 and were mostly published in the 'Medical and Physical Journal'; includes one unpublished letter from Marson and one private letter from Ring to Marson; also includes commentary from Marson concerning background to the debate.|
Volume is prefaced with letter from Marson to 4th Duke of Portland dated 1818 referring to failures of vaccinations on the Duke's estates and offering transcribed letters as holding possible explanations.
|medical conditions, smallpox|
|publications, Medical and Physical Journal|
|ReprodnNote||Volumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.|
|Physical Description||Quarto volume|
Contemporary pagination 1 to 62 does not include 6 first and 3 last folios.
|Descriptive Features||Countermark: front and back flyleaves, letters HS and date 1816, 40 x 48 mm on wove 'vellum' paper|
Watermark: body of MS, name H. SALMON and the date 1818, approx. 38 x 113 mm on wove 'vellum' paper
Professional fair copy in italic script with additions in Marson's hand (see bottom f 3 as example)
Limp covers of paper covered with marble paper; no labels or decorations.
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|Code||PersonName||Dates of existence|
|NA1045||Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-1809||1768-1854|
|NA74180||Jenner; Edward (1749-1823); Dr; discoverer of vaccination||1749-1823|
|NA74181||Ring; John (1752-1821); Mr; surgeon||1752-1821|
|NA74182||Batty; Robert (c.1763-1849); Dr; obstetric physician; editor of 'Medical and Physical Journal'||c.1763-1849|
|NA74183||Willan; Robert (1757-1812); Dr; physician and dermatologist||1757-1812|
|NA74184||Bradley; Thomas (1751-1813); Dr; physician; editor of 'Medical and Physical Journal'||1751-1813|
|NA74185||Adams; Joseph (1756-1818); Dr; physician to Smallpox hospital||1756-1818|
|NA74186||Marson; W. (fl 1806-1818); Mr; of Worksop Nottinghamshire||fl 1806-1818|