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American Medical and Philosophical Register, Or, Annals of Medicine, Natural History, Agriculture and the Arts (Volume 2); Or, Annals of Medicine, Natural History, Agriculture and the Arts (Paperback) Loot Price: R443
Discovery Miles 4 430
American Medical and Philosophical Register, Or, Annals of Medicine, Natural History, Agriculture and the Arts (Volume 2); Or,...

American Medical and Philosophical Register, Or, Annals of Medicine, Natural History, Agriculture and the Arts (Volume 2); Or, Annals of Medicine, Natural History, Agriculture and the Arts (Paperback)

David Hosack

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Loot Price R443 Discovery Miles 4 430

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1812. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 00 either Saturday the 16th, or Monday the 18th of June, was addressed by Philip Dring, who was at work on the stern of an adjoining ship, and asked what was that nauseous and disagreeable smell, to which the deponent said it was the bilge-water then pumping out of the schooner Greyhound, which lay, as near as the deponent can judge, about one hundred and fifty yards to the windward, or that it came from the brig La Ruse, which was also then pumping out her bilge-water, and which lay within about thirty yards of where the deponent was at work. The effect was so disagreeable that the deponent got off the stage and went and got a glass of brandy and water. On the Wednesday following, to wit, on the 20th, the deponent found himself attacked with a pain in the head, back and limbs, on which he told Mr. Middletons that lie hoped for the best, but he fel' just as he formerly did when he had the yellow fever; soon after he was attacked with it, and was sick about three weeks, when he recovered. And the deponent further saith, that he boarded in the house of Mr. Middletons, adjoining, north-east, the house of Mr. Helme, and under the same roof; that he slept in a room alone, excepting for one or two nights, when another person slept in the room, but in a different bed; that he never experienced any inconvenience from too many persons being crowded into one bed-room, nor did he ever hear of any such instance at the yard; nor has the deponent ever heard of any complaint by any person at the yard, of a want of circulation of air, nor has he ever perceived that the yard was less clean or the ground about it, than other ship-yards in New-York. And the deponent further saith, that be heard Mrs. Little complain of the bad smell of the bilge-water, and that she asked him ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: David Hosack
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 140
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-16205-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-16205-2
Barcode: 9781154162059

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