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HAVING for several years been one of the physicians of the Foundling Hospital, where all the children are directed to be inoculated; and where inoculation, under the conduct and direction of the physicians, has been, practised ever since its establishment; and being therefore in a situation of superintending every year the inoculation of some hundreds, I have given no small degree of attention to this mode of introducing the small-pox.

The success of inoculation at the hospital has been such, as no practitioners need be ashamed of. Very great success has likewise attended inoculation in many parts of this kingdom: even though it has of late descended into very

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