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Papers of Miss Eliza Cox relating to Edward Jenner

  • Edward Jenner, 1749-1823
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Jenner family and associated individuals
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Correspondence and papers of Miss Eliza Cox of Painswick, Gloucs, relating to Edward Jenner and vaccination.

1. Letter from Jenner to Eliza Cox, 18 March 1820

2. Circular on vaccination [Jan. 1821] sent to Eliza Cox by Jenner, with an autograph postscript; 1 August 1823

3. Memorandum by Eliza Cox concerning her connexion with Jenner from 1811, and her vaccination work to 1837. c.1837, 6ff.

4-6. Miscellaneous papers, including a prescription by Jenner, 10 September 1813 (copy), and medical recipes attributed to Jenner, c. 1833-38 and n.d.



Physical description

6 items Partly printed.

Acquisition note

Sotheby's 16-17 July 1934, lot 416.

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).


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