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Pok Jl 1802. Dr. Samuel H. P. Lee's Bilious Pills for Yellow Fever is one of the first highly successful patent medicines of the Hudson Valley.  Dr. Lee lived in New London, Connecticut.  At the time of its first marketing, yellow fever had struck New York several times and was beginning to impact the Hudson Valley each time it returned.  Local physician James Van Kleeck sold it out of his apothecary in Poughkeepsie, and was the region's local distributor for this remedy.

Pok Jl 1802. Dr. Samuel H. P. Lee's Bilious Pills for Yellow Fever is one of the first highly successful patent medicines of the Hudson Valley. Dr. Lee lived in New London, Connecticut. At the time of its first marketing, yellow fever had struck New York several times and was beginning to impact the Hudson Valley each time it returned. Local physician James Van Kleeck sold it out of his apothecary in Poughkeepsie, and was the region's local distributor for this remedy.

Poughkeepsie Journal 1800.  Meats that arrived by ship had to be inspected by "police".  The common belief was that contaminated meats caused disease.  Due to the large numbers of deaths from yellow fever, also brought in by ships, needs for "police" intensified and the state senate passed these meat inspection related public health laws.  Meat had to be barreled and pickled or shipped in salt or brine to prevent it from spoiling and causing outbreaks of fever and diarrhea.

Poughkeepsie Journal 1800. Meats that arrived by ship had to be inspected by "police". The common belief was that contaminated meats caused disease. Due to the large numbers of deaths from yellow fever, also brought in by ships, needs for "police" intensified and the state senate passed these meat inspection related public health laws. Meat had to be barreled and pickled or shipped in salt or brine to prevent it from spoiling and causing outbreaks of fever and diarrhea.

Pok. Jl., Faith Healer Mrs. Smith.  I refer to Mrs. Smith as a religious healer, a healer by prayer and laying on of hands perhaps.   She may also be a female healer who treated what regular doctors couldn't--women taken ill for personal reasons.  See http://brianaltonenmph.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/mrssmithad_dec221813.jpg.

Pok. Jl., Faith Healer Mrs. Smith. I refer to Mrs. Smith as a religious healer, a healer by prayer and laying on of hands perhaps. She may also be a female healer who treated what regular doctors couldn't--women taken ill for personal reasons. See http://brianaltonenmph.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/mrssmithad_dec221813.jpg.

A lady walked into the store today and asked me to read this and pass it on so I am. She told me she was given it in Virginia and that she hoped i would share it as well, so i am. The part that is really sticking to me is about heartache and He is still with us. Its very simple but very encouraging

A lady walked into the store today and asked me to read this and pass it on so I am. She told me she was given it in Virginia and that she hoped i would share it as well, so i am. The part that is really sticking to me is about heartache and He is still with us. Its very simple but very encouraging

From 1798 to 1812, the yellow fever was considered a sign of God's dissatisfaction.  A Dancing School program is offered to control the spirits and passions or out of control thinking gone wild in our minds.  These were the plague-ridden years for the lower Valley; Dutchess County was considered a safe haven for the most of this time.

From 1798 to 1812, the yellow fever was considered a sign of God's dissatisfaction. A Dancing School program is offered to control the spirits and passions or out of control thinking gone wild in our minds. These were the plague-ridden years for the lower Valley; Dutchess County was considered a safe haven for the most of this time.

This is what the old Slate Quarry up in Rhinebeck was used for.  At the start of the War of 1812, it became a major local business a month before the dawn of the War of 1812.  Note also the mention of the Tontine Coffee House in New York City.  The local coffee house by Medical Electrician Caleb Child was the first local coffee house, opening ca. 1802, and also advertised in the Pok. Jl.

This is what the old Slate Quarry up in Rhinebeck was used for. At the start of the War of 1812, it became a major local business a month before the dawn of the War of 1812. Note also the mention of the Tontine Coffee House in New York City. The local coffee house by Medical Electrician Caleb Child was the first local coffee house, opening ca. 1802, and also advertised in the Pok. Jl.

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First part of the flyleaf which came with the first published version of the book in 1967.

The flyleaf from the original hardcover:

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John Victor Quick (1822 - 1896)

John Victor Quick (1822 - 1896)

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Ruggero Cappuccio " La prima luce di Neruda "

Ruggero Cappuccio " La prima luce di Neruda "

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