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Project Gutenberg's The Plague at Marseilles Consider'd, by Richard BradleyThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and withalmost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License includedwith this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.orgTitle: The Plague at Marseilles Consider'dAuthor: Richard BradleyRelease Date: March 28, 2010 [EBook #31807]Language: EnglishCharacter set encoding: ISO-8859-1*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE PLAGUE AT MARSEILLES ***Produced by The Online Distributed Proofreading Team athttp://www.pgdp.net. (This file was produced from imagesgenerously made available by The Internet Archive/CanadianLibraries.) THEPLAGUEATMARSEILLESCONSIDER’D:With REMARKS upon the PLAGUE inGeneral, shewing its Cause andNature of INFECTION, withnecessary Precautions toprevent the spreading of thatDIREFUL DISTEMPER. Publish’d forthe PRESERVATION of the Peopleof GREAT-BRITAIN.
        Also some Observations taken froman Original Manuscript of aGraduate Physician, whoresided in LONDON during thewhole Time of the late Plague,Anno 1665.By RICHARD BRADLEY, F. R. S.The THIRD EDITION.LO:NDOPrinted for W. MEARS at the Lamb without Temple-Bar. 1721.Price 1s.N
 TOSir ISAAC NEWTONPresident of the Royal Society, &c.IRS, o Act under Your Influence, is to do Good, and to Study the Laws ofNature, is the Obligation I owe to the Royal Society, who have sowisely placed Sir Isaac Newton at their Head.The following Piece, therefore, as I design it for the Publick Good, naturallyclaims Your Patronage, and, as it depends chiefly upon Rules in Nature, Iam doubly obliged to offer it to the President of that Learned Assembly,whose Institution was for the Improvement of Natural Knowledge.I am, SirWith due Respect,Your most obliged,Humble Servant,R. BRADLEY.  PREFACE. here would be little Occasion for a Preface to this Treatise, if thelast Foreign Advices had not given us something particularrelating to the Pestilence that now rages in the South Parts ofFrance; and what may more particularly recommend these Relations tothe World, is, because they come from Physicians, who resided at theInfected Places.[Pg v]