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1803 Spain ~document; Smallpox Vaccination In Spanish Colonies~ Signed Soler For Sale

1803 Spain ~document; Smallpox Vaccination In Spanish Colonies~ Signed Soler


1803 Spain ~ document; Smallpox Vaccination in Spanish Colonies ~ signed Soler
For sale is a manuscript document written in San Lorenzo, Spain dated October 10, 1803. 8 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. The document informs that a corvette "Santa Maria" has set sail to Puerto Rico and Cuba with the intention of vaccinating the local Charles IV of Spain commissioned royal physician Francisco Xavier de Balmis to bring smallpox vaccination to the Spanish colonies in the New World. De Balmis departed on a ship with 22 abandoned children and a host of assistants, planning to vaccinate the boys in sets of two throughout the trip so that fresh pustules would be available at any given time. He eventually reached Caracas. Despite only one of the children still having a visible cowpox pustule, De Balmis initiated South American vaccination. (All 22 children were eventually settled, educated, and adopted in Mexico, at the Spanish government’s interesting document has been signed by Miguel Cayetano Soler and Rabassa (Palma de Mallorca , 1746 - Malagon, 1808) who was a Spanish lawyer and politician. Between 1798 and 1808 he served as Secretary of State and the Office of Finance of the government headed by Godoy during the reign of King Charles IV summary of the document reads as follows;

To the Interim Superintendent of Cuba

The ‘Santa Maria’ corvette will set sail for Cuba with stopovers in Tenerife and Puerto Rico, in order to facilitate the vaccination of the population. The Royal Exchequer has destined 1400 pesos for the upkeep of the ship and a salary of 100 pesos per month to the crew members.The ship will stock provisions in La Coruña.

Signed: San Lorenzo, 30/10/1803. Soler.


Condition; document is in very good condition with some wear.


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