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BY JAMES MOORE,
MEMBER OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF LONDON,
AND DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL VACCINE ESTABLISHMENT.
PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,
EDWARD JENNER, M.D. F.R.S.
&c. &c. &c.
MY DEAR FRIEND,
As no man before you had ever conceived the possibility of exterminating a distemper, your plan for annihilating the most fatal contagion, that ever infested the earth occasioned much astonishment, and drew forth, as is usual with works of genius, abundance of controversial productions. For, among the practitioners of the healing arts, Hygeia found enemies; and Disease and Death, friends.
The aid of others being indispensable for the accomplishment of your beneficent design, I, who have long been engaged in endeavouring to promote it, resolved to