This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ... Evils of quarantine laws, and non-existence of pestilential contagion Charles Maclean QUARANTINE LAWS, NON-EXISTENCE ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ... Evils of quarantine laws, and non-existence of pestilential contagion Charles Maclean QUARANTINE LAWS, NON-EXISTENCE PESTILENTIAL CONTAGION; DEDUCED FROM THE PHENOMENA OF THE PLAGUE OF THE LEVANT, THE YELLOW FEVER OF SPAIN, AND THE CHOLERA MORBUS OF ASIA. BY CHARLES MACLEAN, M.D. "A froward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing as an innovation; and they that reverence too much old times are but a scorn to the new."--Bacon. "The history of Physic presents numerous instances of recorded facts, which, after having obtained credit at certain periods of time, have, by subsequent investigation and inquiry, fallen into disrepute, or have been disproved. '--report or The Col- Lege Of Physicians To The Privy Council, 15th Nov. 1815. "For Oh! it most imports you, 'tis your all, To keep your trade entire."--Thomson. LONDON: PRINTED FOR T. AND G. UNDERWOOD, 32 FLEET STREET J CALLOW AND WILSON, PRINCES STREET; BURGESS AND HILL, WINDMILL STREET; ANDERSON, SMITHFIELD; COX AND SON, BOROUGH; E. WILSON, ROYAL EXCHANGE: A. BLACK, EDINBURGH: WARDLAW AND CUNNINGHAM, GLASGOW: HODGES AND MACARTHUR, DUBLIN: AND CAREY AND LEA, PHILADELPHIA. 1824. TO WILLIAM MACLURE, ESQ. OF PHILADELPHIA. My Dear Sir, */a Grateful recollection of the pleasant and instructive hours, which I was so fortunate as to pass in your converse at Madrid, when, abstracted from the avocations of a pursuit beset with jealousy, embarrassed by prejudice, and obstructed by intrigue, I found myself as it were suddenly transported into a region (small indeed, but choice) of freedom, sincerity, and friendship, naturally renders me desirous to mark the circumstances, by inscribing to you the fruits of my researches upon that occasion. It will be gratifying to meRead Less
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