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VACCINATION

THE

VACCINATION INQUIRER

AND

HEALTH REVIEW.

THE ORGAN OF THE LONDON SOCIETY FOR THE ABOLITION OF

COMPULSORY VACCINATION.

HE WHO KNOWS ONLY HIS OWN SIDE OF THE CASE, KNOWS LITTLE OF THAT.-J. Strart Mill.

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· APRIL, 1881, to MARCH,

MARCH, 188 2.

LONDON:

114, VICTORIA STREET, WESTMINSTER; AND EDWARD W. ALLEN, 4, AVE MARIA LANE.

1882.

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Professor SHELDON Amos-Against Compulsory Vac-

cination

52

Thomas BAKER--The Ingenuousness of Official Reports 188
Small-Pox Notes of 1881 in England

196
G. COTTER BEALE-Vaccination in Ireland

36

Thomas Burt, M.P.-Prosecution for Non-Vaccination 54,72

Vaccination Penalties

89

CHARLES CAMERON, M.D., M.P.-Correspondence with

Alex. Wheeler ...

91

Sir Thomas CHAMBERS, M.P.-Judgment with Mercy... 55
Lord Clifton-The true Intent and Meaning of Sec. 31
Vaccination Act 1867 ...

120

Illegality of Repeated Prosecutions

149

On Repeated Prosecutions

158

Dr. W. J. Collins, B.8., B.Sc.-

Pasteur's Experiments

103

Vaccino-Tubercle

118

Brighton Health Congress

185

Vaccino-Syphilis

205

Character of Vaccine Virus

206

I. D. DUDGEON-Our Transmissible Diseases

9

Transmutation of Zymotic Disease

55

Congenital Diseases

57

Report from Oakland, California

69

Whatever happens makes for Vaccination

72

To whom is Submission due ?

87

Lübeck Evidence

203

Leicester and Nottingham

204

GEORGE S. GIBBS—Correspondence with President of

Royal Society

12

What did Jenner Discover?

53

“ Full and Exhaustive Inquiry”

71

Miss Caroline GOLDSMID-Letter to National Health

Society ...

24

EDWARD HAUGHTON, M.D.-Dr. Spinzig on Variola 73

Pure Vaccine Lymph-What is it?

105

The Ryde Meeting ...

169

WILLIAM HITCHMAN, M.D.-Why do you object to Vac.

cination ?

200

Dr. G. F. KOLB-His Conversion from Vaccination 234

J. A. McMunn, M.B.-A Medical Man who Speaks out 56

R. A. MILNER—Solvitur Ambulando---Keighley... 20

T. L. Nichols, M.D.-Address to International Con-

gress, Paris

11

R. R. Noyes, M.D.-Reasons against Vaccination from

New England

67

HENRY PITMAN-Correspondence with J. G. Talbot, M.P.
on Murder Leagues

90

SAMUEL PRIDE--Persuasives for the Timid

202

J. ROBERTSON-A Problem in Vaccination Evidence 198
ENOCH ROBINSON, M.R.C.S.-Who are the Unvacci.
nated?

70

What saved the Unvaccinated ? ..

116

Immunity of Nurses and Doctors

189

John SAVAGE-Letter on Death from Vaccination

53

PETER A. Taylor, M.P.-Manufactured Statistics

24

Letter to Brighton Anti-Vaccinators

25

Questions in House of Commons

27
Question and Evasion in House of Commons

56
Who are the Unvaccinated ?

70

Vaccinators at Ryde

126

The British Medical Journal

138

Acclimatised Nurses

Dr. Carpenter on Vaccination

148

The Daily Chronicle on Vaccination

186

Fined Threepence !...

203
Letter from a Schoolmaster

205
Another View of the Question

206
Voting in the House of Commons

232
WILLIAM TEBB-Inequality of the Vaccination Acts 10
The New Lymph Cultus

23

Slavery in the United States and Tyranny in England 26

Our Opponents

26

Anti-Vaccination Pioneers

72
International Medical Congress and Sanitation

121

Sanitation, not Vaccination, the true Preventive of

Small-Pox

180

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Escott's Case--Credulity of B. Firth, M.P.-Bromley

Hospital-all Vaccinated !-P. A. Taylor's Pamphlet
widely Circulated-Dr. W. B. Carpenter Incorrigible
-Nurses and the Lancet-Lord Clifton on Repeated
Prosecutions - Sir John Lubbock and Pasteur --
French Soldiers Syphilised in Algiers ...

111-113 -
International Congress, Cologne-Dr. Cameron's Mare's

Nest-Rev. Samuel Haughton's Charge of Lunacy--
Dr. H. A. Martin as Charlatan-Doctors at Ryde-
Editors on Vaccination-Dr. Johnson's Facility for

Romance-Inquiry of Epidemiological Society 131-133

Dr. Drysdale in Victoria Street-Dr. Warlomont as a

tradesman-Vaccination--Repudiation of Jenner-

Prophesies on his own behalf-Professor McCall

Anderson's " cauld kail het again"-Ernest Hart

sighs for Candour and Charity-Charles Dickens's

abuse - Dr. Easby's correspondence with Alexander

Wheeler

151-153

Dr.

D. Rutherford Haldane's lecture- Dr. Alfred

Carpenter on the Origin and Limits of Zymotic

Disease-Prosecution of Walter Hasker-Practice

of Camberwell Guardians-Thomas Strain's Prosecu-

tion--Wisdom of Resistance-W. E. Briggs, M.P.-

Dr. W. B. Carpenter invited to address London

Society

191-194

Dr. W. B. Carpenter's Lecture--Compares Compulsory

Vaccination with Compulsory Education-Fallacy of
Comparison-Progressive Decline of London Small-
Por before Vaccination-Erroneous Generalisations
from London-Dr. Carpenter's Anachronisms-
Small-Pox formerly ill-defined-Curious fancy about
Malignity of Small-Por-Hospital Rule as to Defini.
tion of Vaccination--San Francisco-Benefit of Dr.
Carpenter's Lecture-Samuel Whitbread, M.P.
The Lancet gone wild

207-211

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Annual Meeting of the London Society for the Abolition

of Compulsory Vaccination...

37

Speeches of

P. A. Taylor, M.P....

37

William Tebb

Professor F. W. Newman

43

Rev. Dr. Seddon

Enoch Robinson, M.R.C.S.

Alexander Wheeler

48

W. J. Collins, B.Sc., M.R.C.S.

48

Dr. T. L. Nichols

Dr. E. Haughton

50

Thomas Baker

50

Letters from

Dr. Hubert Boëns, R. A. Milner, Dr. John Fondey,

Dr. Caroline H. Spear

51

Proposed Deputation to J. G. Dodson, M.P....

51

The International Anti-Vaccination Congress, Cologne 110, 138

Speeches by-

Dr. Oidtmann

139

William Tebb

149, 180

Dr. Hubert Boëns

166

Thomas Baker

196

Letters from

P. A. Taylor, M.P.; Thomas Burt, M.P.; Lord

Clifton; Moncure D. Conway; C. E. Taylor,

M.D.; George S. Gibbs; Rector Siljeström;

Dr. G. F. Kolb; Sir J. Clarke Jervoise ; Dr.

Garth Wilkinson

141-146

Dr. J. Emery Coderre, Henry Bergh

167

Dr. Westermeyer, L. M. Keuchenius

184

American Note on Congres

18+

Report of Proceedings

206

London Society for the Abolition of Compulsory Vacci.

nation, Monthly Conference in Steinway Hall 212

Speeches by-

Dr. Andrew Clark

212

William Tebb

212

Dr. W. B. Carpenter

214

E.Robinson, M.R.C.S.

220

Dr. C. R. Drysdale...

223

Dr. C. T. Pearce

223

Dr. W. J. Collins

225

Dr. Ed. Haughton,

227

Dr. W. B. Carpenter

228

A. Emery

228

Supplementary matter by Dr. W. B. Carpenter, the

Editor, Alexander Wheeler, and Dr. c. T.

Pearce

229-233

NOTES OF THE MONTH.
Dr. Spottiswoode's Scientific Principle-Board Schools

and Vaccination-Vigilance Association-Vaccination
Jingoes--Tricks of the Times-- Fabulous Nurses--

Profits of Vaccination-Mr. Collins at Abernethian

Society--Government and Animal Vaccination

1-3

Inquiry by Dr. Stevens-Prosecutions of Joseph Abel-

Renner's Calf-Lymph Establishment Richardson

and Collie on Hospitals—P. A. Taylor, M.P., in

Times

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Dr. Cameron on Degenerate Vaccination-Dr. Carpenter

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in Spectator, on Iceland, on Pock-marked Faces, and

on the Unvaccinated Residuum-Spectator declines to

permit Vaccination to be questioned-Edwin Chad.

wick on Hospitals-Dr. Collie in Defence of Large

Hospitals - Dr. Waller A. Lewis on Post - Office

Small-Pox-Francis Vacheron Birkenhead Small-

Pox-Annual Meeting of London Society

Dr. Buchanan's Memorandum-Vaccinated and Unvac-

cinated-Who are the Unvaccinated ?-Daily News

on Anti-Vaccinators--Sanitary Æsthetics--Äbsence

of Faith in the Vaccinated-Vaccination in Australia

---Fanaticism of Dr. Austin Flint

...59-61

“Murder Leagues"-Dr. W. B. Carpenter's Extra-

ordinary Assertions Finance of Vaccination -

Demonstration at Leicester-Conditions of London

Small-Pox-Trade in Vaccination-Soldiers Syphilised

in Algiers

...75-77

A Disgrace to Humanity"-Pasteur in the Christian

World-Calf-Lymph at Ryde-Dog Vaccination-

Postmen and Henry Fawcett, M.P.-London Small-

Pox-Returns of Vaccination Prosecutions-Endow.

ment of Vaccination-Dr. Carpenter's Loose Memory

--Small-Pox in Malta

..95-97

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MAY 24 1934

He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.-J. STUART MILL.
Prejudice, which sees what it pleases, cannot see what is plain. -AUBREY DE

o EDICAL

LIBRARY

The Vaccination Inquirer

And Health Reuieui.

Vol. III., No. 25.]

APRIL, 1881.

[PRICE 2d.

NOTES OF THE MONTH.

that their children are liable to be stripped for

examination with a view to their vaccination or The letters of Mr. Gibbs to Mr. Dodson and re-vaccination, they will have the sympathy of Dr. Spottiswoode are noteworthy. We saw with many in resisting measures with such odious some amazement last summer the President of accompaniments. the Royal Society dragged at the tail of the Medical Trades Unions to protest against the The speeches of Mr. Tebb, Dr. Collins, Dr. Government bill for limiting fines for non-vac Pearce, Dr. Haughton and others at the annual cination. " What concern,” we exclaimed, meeting of the Vigilance Association were thor.

can Dr. Spottiswoode have in that business!” | oughly appropriate. The Association is establishbut reflecting how anything in the sacred name ed “for the defence of personal rights and the of Vaccination is accounted justifiable, that amendment of the law;" and surely none will disspecial folly seemed of less significance. By and pute that compulsory vaccination has been the by came the President's own explanation, which initiation of that iniquitous legislation against we think is at fault as to matter-of-fact. It which the action of the Association is directed. would appear as if he took the initiative in The Contagious Diseases Act (Women) would consulting the Physicians and Surgeons. Was never have been passed had not the.course been it not the other way? and was there not a little made smooth for medical despotism by repeated hesitation in convincing the P.R.S. that “a enactments in favour of vaccination. We can scientific principle” was indeed at stake ? Dr. never too jealously resist inroads on personal Spottiswoode is discreet in declining to explain liberty. Every surrender is converted into a “the scientific principle" to Mr. Gibbs; and it precedent and an argument for more extensive is to be regretted that he did not display equal concessions. Thus it seems inconceivable to discretion when solicited to lend the prestige of many advocates of vaccination why the rite is the Royal Society to a questionable purpose. not enforced at all hazards on unbelievers, and

re-vaccination likewise. Their minds are so

demoralised by wrong already committed, that The attempt to subject children attending they have no sense of the deeper wrong proposed. Board Schools to examination for vaccination

Mr. Jacob Bright observed in kindly spirit, that should be firmly opposed. It is on a par with anti-vaccinators had their own societies and projects continually suggested, and occasionally

organs, and might leave the Association to the attempted, of house to house visitation for the

special work which the executive pursue with same purpose. Such espionage is without any

so much vigour. The observation was not withwarrant in law, and ought to be resented de

out good sense, but the Association will operate cisively. The Chelsea Guardians lately set the public vaccinator to inspect the children in the mind the scope of their programme and that

none the less efficiently if the members bear in Chelsea Schools, but he had not advanced far with anti-vaccinators they have a with his inquisition when it was stopped by enemy, who if defeated on the ground of comorder of the School Board. In taking this step, we trust the Board may be sustained by public Association an easier victory in their special

alsion in vaccination would leave to the opinion, for influential attempts will be made to

contention. reverse it. The progress of education is hampered in many ways, and sufficient odium is DR. B. W. RICHARDSON delivered an emphatic incurred by the persistency requisite to compel rebuke to the Vaccination Jingoes represented attendance at school; but if parents can allege 1 by Mr. Michael at the Sanitary Institute on 9th

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