The Duty and Advantage of Encouraging Public Infirmaries, further considered.

MADDOX, Isaac.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Woodfall
Date Published: 1744

Description: A Sermon, preached before...President; and the Governors of the London Infirmary in Goodman's-fields,...on Wednesday, April 25, 1744. By ...Isaac, Lord Bishop of Worcester. The Second Edition. 38pp. 4to, stitched; margin notes trimmed on two leaves. London: H. Woodfall for J. Brotherton and J. Stagg, 1744. Very good.

Comments: Maddox's episcopate "was marked by much active philanthropy. He had always been a benefactor to London hospitals. As president of the Small-pox Hospital he preached...a sermon on inoculation which...occasioned some controversy". DNB XII 742. Appended to the sermon is a general report on the London Infirmary for the period of Nov. 3, 1740 - March 25, 1744, including a financial report for the last year. Rare; NUC lists only one copy. Not in Blake.

Edition: Second
Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 25082


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