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Arrowsmith, John. “West Indies.” (London: John Arrowsmith, 1832). Link

“Bag for cinchona bark, Peru, 1777-1785” by Science Museum London. Credit:  Science Museum, London

‘Cinchona plant (Cinchona officinalis): flowering and fruiting branch. Coloured etching by J. Pass, c. 1801, after J. Ihle’ by Johann-Eberhard Ihle. Credit: Wellcome Collection.

Jefferys, Thomas. “Engraved Title Page: West-India atlas: or, a compendious description of the West-Indies.” London: Sayer and Bennett, 1788. Link.

“Johnny New-come in the Island of Jamaica.” (London: Willm. Holland, 1800). Link 

‘Naval officers and men on a ship, dressed in the uniform of nine labelled ranks of the Royal Navy. Wood engraving.’. Credit: Wellcome Collection.

Pariset, Etienne and Andre Mazet. Observations sur la fièvre jaune, faites à Cadix, en 1819. Credit: Wellcome Collection

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Henderson, Stewart. A Letter to the Officers of the Army Under Orders For, Or That May Hereafter Be Sent to the West Indies, on the Means of Preserving Health, and Preventing That Fatal Disease the Yellow Fever. London: John Stockdale, 1795.

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