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Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, Lecture: On consumption, A.MS.; folder 1, 1823 August 9, 1823 August 9 Digital
FOUND IN: Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) / Collection: Benjamin Waterhouse papers / Series: Series I. Benjamin Waterhouse, 1778-1942. / Sub-Series: B. Lectures, 1786-1836, undated.File — Box: 6, Folder: 6Identifier: H MS c16
Scope and Contents: Part one in a six-part lecture series delivered by Waterhouse on tuberculosis and its possible causes and symptoms, and cold-related illness. Includes discussion of the illness as it affects women, and a review of the function of the lungs. He further discusses the process of "hardening" children by exposing them to cold or cold water, and the ways that practice makes them susceptible to illness.