Five Years Of Medical Observations In The Colonies Of The Russian-American Company By Staff Physician Romanowsky And Dr. Frankenhauser. Part 1 & 2.


Two physicians of the Russian-American Company reported on their medical observations from 1840 - 1850. This article is a translation of Part 1 and Part 2. Part I contains a first-person account describing the endemic plagues, syphilitic maladies, and smallpox vaccinations. Part II continues the descriptions and adds information about tuberculosis and children's diseases. Original Russian translated by L. Browning for this article. Sketches. Tables. Graphics are of poor quality. Browning L [translator].