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Letters from Jenner to his nephew Edward Davies

  • Edward Jenner, 1749-1823
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Jenner family and associated individuals
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


The letters are concerned with personal and family affairs; also Jenner's relations with the National Vaccine Establishment and his alienation from the vaccine society directed by John Walker [Royal Jennerian Society and London Vaccine Institution].

1: Berkeley 2 March 1821

2: Edward Jenner and the Revd William Davies to Edward Davies. Berkeley 19 Sept. 1821

3: 1 April 1822

4: Berkeley 11 July 1822

5: n.d. [1821]

6: Berkeley n.d. [watermark 1820]

7: N.d. [watermark 1820]



Physical description

7 items

Acquisition note

Sotheby's 24 July 1923, lot 529.

Finding aids

Database description taken from that in: Richard Palmer, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244 (London: The Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine, 1999).


  • English

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