Inoculation in Cabs
Vaccination, Medical Treatment
Discusses an 'open' door in the law against inoculation for smallpox: it suggests that anybody who wants to be inoculated should travel in a 'hack cab' which has just been vacated by a smallpox carrier on their way to the Institution for the Cure and Prevention of Infectious Fever.
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