A Bill to Regulate Smallpox Inoculations

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Title

A Bill to Regulate Smallpox Inoculations

Subject

Smallpox Inoculation Bill

Description

The first half of a 1778 bill written by George Mason. The bill allows citizens to legally be inoculated for smallpox. However, the bill includes rules for inoculation, such as where inoculations can take place and when a person can leave their home after being exposed to smallpox. It also includes a list of fines should a person not adhere to the new bill.

Creator

Mason, George

Source

https://www.consource.org/document/a-bill-to-regulate-smallpox-inoculations-1778-1-12/

Date

1778-01-12

Contributor

Beuschel , Rebecca
Walters, Stephanie Seal

Rights

The Constitutional Sources Project (ConSource)

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Citation

Mason, George, “A Bill to Regulate Smallpox Inoculations,” Mason's Legacies, accessed May 31, 2020, http://masonslegacies.org/items/show/144.

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