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posterity , in trie dominions of his Majesty , the perpetuity of so great a benefit , partly by means of the Central Committees that have "been established , as well as by the discovery which Balmis made cf an indigenous matter in the cows of the valley of Atlixco , near the city of PuebJa de los Angeles ; in the neighbourhood of that of Valladolid de Mechoacan , where the Adjutant Antonio Gutierrez found it ; and in the district of Calabozo , in the province of Ca-
towns , regulations conformable to those rules which the Director had prescribed for the preservation of the virus ; which the Viceroy affirms to have been communicated to fifty thousand persons , without one unfavourable result . Towards the close of March , 1805 , they prepared to continue their journey in separate tracks , for the purpose of extending themselves , with greater facility and promptitude , over the remaining districts of the Vice-royalty , situated in the road of Popayan , Ctienca , and Quito , as
far as Lima * In the August following they reached Guayaquil . The result of this expedition has been , not merely to spread the Vaccine among all people , whether friends or enemiesamong Moors , among Visayans , and among Chinese—but also to secure to
raecas , where Don Carlos de Pozo , pnyi > iciari of the residence , found it . A multitude of observations , which ¦ will be published without delay , respecting the developement of the Vaccine in various climes , and respecting its efficacy , not merely in preventing the natural small-pox , but in curing simultaneously other morbid affections of the
human irame , will manifest how important to humanity will prove the consequences of an expedition which has no parallel in history . Though the object of this undertaking was limited to the communication of the Vaccine in every quarter ; to the instruction of Professors , and to the establishment of regulations which might serve to render it perpetual ; nevertheless , tiic Director has omitted no means of rendering his services beneficial , at the same time , to agriculture and the sciences . He brings with him a considerable collection of exotic plants ., He h . is u-c (! to be drawn the most valuable subjects in Natural . History . He has amassed much important information , di \ d ? an . ong- other claims to the grati-
tude of his country , riot the least con * sists in having imported a valuable assemblage of trees and vegetables , in a state to admit of propagation , and which , being cultivated in those parts of the Peninsula that are most congenial to
their growth , "will render this expedition as memorable in the annals of agriculture , as in those of medicine and humanity . It is hoped that the Subdirector and his coadjutors , appointed to carry these blessings to Peru , will
shortly return by way of Buenos-Ayres , after having accomplished their journeythrough that vice-royalty , the vice-royalty of Lima , and the districts of Chili and Charcas ; and that they will bring with them such collections and
observations as they have been able to acquire , according- to the instructions given by the Director , without losing sight of the philanthropic commission which they received from his Majesty , in the plenitude of his zeal for the welfare of the human race .
AN ORATION Delivered by BENJAMIN MlLNE , Esq . Collector of His Majesiy " s Customs at Bridling-ton y oil tee Exhibition ef the Lights at Flamb trough-Head—1806 . Rome , in the plenitude of power , enriched with the plunder of conquered provinces , and elated with pride , erected stately pillars , ornamented with
exquisite sculpture , to commemorate the achievements of her illustrious citizens ; but those splendid embellishments were the ostentatious monuments of unbounded ambition , which grasped at universal dominion , and , in the career of victory , extended a wide scene of ruin and desoiation . Under the influence
of a better principle , and for purp oses infinitely more useful , this superb edifice , for the exhibition of lights , is erected . It was raised with the benevolent intention of securing the property of individuals , and of preserving human life front the calamities of shipwreck . To the honour of the elder brethren
of the Trinity-house , Deptford-Strand , JLondon , it must be observed , that with laudable zeal they have patronized the undertaking , and completed the building in a style superior to every other of the same class in the United Kingdom—an eminent display of taste and judgment .
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Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1807, page 52, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2376/page/52/