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Lady Mary Montagu
- Lady Mary Montagu
- Lady Mary Montagu (1689-1762) had her son variolated in Constantinople by Dr. Charles Maitland. Lady Montagu, whose husband was ambassador to Turkey, had been disfigured by smallpox around 1715. She had heard about variolation upon her arrival in Turkey, and was anxious that her six-year-old son, Edward, have the procedure.
- The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Diseases & Vaccines
- The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The History of Inoculation and Vaccination for the Prevention and Treatment of Disease. Lecture Memoranda. A.M.A. Meeting, Minneapolis. Burroughs Wellcome and Co. London, 1913.