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a| WZ 260 b| S667e 1799
a| Smyth, James Carmichael, d| 1741-1821.
a| The effect of the nitrous vapour, in preventing and destroying contagion; b| ascertained, from a variety of trials, made chiefly by surgeons of His Majesty's Navy, in prisons, hospitals, and on board of ships: with an introduction respecting the nature of the contagion, which gives rise to the jail or hospital fever; and the various methods formerly employed to prevent or destroy this ...
a| London, b| J. Johnson. c| 1799.
a| xvi, 234 p. : fold. table. ; 23 cm.
a| Letters reporting the experiments with nitrous vapour: p. 115-222; 233-234. The last letter, dated March 8, 1799, was added after the main work was printed.
a| The introduction (p. -47) is taken from portions of the author's A description of the jail distemper, as it appeared amongst the Spanish prisoners, at Winchester in the year 1780 (London, 1795)
a| "Experiment made with the nitrous fumigation on board the Union Hospital Ship" (p. -114) was published separately by the author in London in 1796 under title: An account of the experiment made ... on board the Union Hospital Ship to determine the effect of the nitrous acid in destroying contagion.
a| Smyth, James Carmichael, d| 1741-1821 t| An account of the experiment made on board the Union Hospital Ship.
a| Smyth, James Carmichael, d| 1741-1821 t| A description of the jail distemper at Winchester.
a| pah b| pahhist h| RA766 i| Sm9 k| Main t| 1
x| Case 36, shelf 6