[ For Preservation against Infections ] Handley Chipman
Date: Written sometime in 1776. | 1776/01/01 to 1776/12/31
Source: Handley Chipman's Notes, Vol. 2
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: Chipman Family Papers | Reference: MG Vol. 218 / Microfilm Reel 10,154
On avoiding the swallowing of spittle as a means of preventing infection. No. 104, p. 62.
For Preservation against Infections,
Whosoever converses with patients affected with any
disease whatever, if he would preserve himself
from infection, must be sure to Long as he
abides within the sphere of the Steams, never to Swal:
:low his Spittle, for I reasonably conceive that to
be the part which first, and most easily imbibes
infection and by that swallow the infection is carried
into the stomach, &c.