The Duty and Advantage of Encouraging Public Infirmaries, further considered.
Place Published: London
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
Condition: very good
Book ID: 25082