Fancourt Barnes: R Knighton, 1858

Scope and Content

Letter to Fancourt Barnes from R Knighton of London discussing Barnes' proposition to solve the problem of the 'value of a particular place of ventilation in warding off puerperal fever', describing his own experiences as Medical Officer of the General Lying-in Hospital and theories about the source of fever being national and related to bad drainage at the hospital.

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