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"Snow exhibits map and table depicting the previous cholera outbreak in Golden-square"

(4 December 1854)Meeting of the Epidemiological Society.

Monday, December 4 [1854].

Dr. Babington, President, in the chair.

Dr. McWilliam read a paper by Mr. Bodington, of Sutton Colefield, on the "Salubrity of Birmingham and its suburbs, and the comparative immunity of that town from Asiatic cholera and other epidemic diseases."

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Cholera in Golden-square

Dr. Snow exhibited a map, showing the deaths from cholera in the different houses in the neighbourhood of Golden-square, together with a statistical table, showing the dates of attack, etc. It appeared that the greatest number of attacks were on the 1st of September; and the great centre of Mortality Dr. Snow stated to be the neighbourhood of Broad-street pump.

The map was handed round, and after some brief observations by the members present, the Society adjourned to February.

["Epidemiological Society." Medical Times and Gazette 9 (16 December 1854): 629.]


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