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Public Health

Title: Vaccination Certificate
Type: Document
Date: 1891
Source: Goodhue County Historical Society

Description: Patients were given these certificates to prove that they had been vaccinated for smallpox.

Transcription:

State Board of Health of Minnesota Certificate of Vaccination No.

Vaccinated Adline Landech on July 16, 1891 with vaccine from calf no xxxviii at Station

at this (the day week) I find 4 perfect vaccine vesicles, Blisters. satisfactory proof of successful vaccination Dated at Red Wing, Charles Hewitt, MD

July 22/91