1794.005: Public Notice of a General Inoculation in Richmond.

Published: 1794

Full Title: Public notice is hereby given that a general inoculation is permitted to take place within the city, to commence on the twenty-fifth instant, and to continue until the twentieth day of February next ... Richmond, Jan. 21, 1794.

Author: [Foushee, William, et al].

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Uncertain

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 52 cm. x 22 cm. (broadside).


Only known copy, held by the Duke University Library, lacks colophon and authorial credit. Richmond's smallpox inoculation campaigns of the 1790s were led by the city's first mayor and Revolutionary War surgeon, Dr. William Foushee (1749-1824), so the attribution here; Foushee is seen as a subscriber to a variety of imprints issued from several presses there in his lifetime, so assigning this to a specific press is unworkable without further evidence.

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