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“Paedagogium in Nazareth. 4. February 1792”
June 12, 2019
William Currie, An Historical
Account of the Climates and
Diseases of the United States
of America
(Rare Book
RA804 .C8)

In early 1792, Thomas Dobson, a prominent Philadelphia printer in the middle of printing the first American edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, took a much smaller commission: William Currie’s An Historical Account of the Climates and Diseases of the United States of America.[1] A member of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Currie reasoned that doctors could not treat illnesses the same way...

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