Report [on leprosy].

Fitch, George L., -1904.

Honolulu : np, 1882.

Extract : A report to the Board of Health.

Description : pp. 47-62, 10 pl. ; ill.: 10 phot. ; 8°.

Photographs : unverified.

Subject : Leprosy — Statistics.

Notes :

Fitch was an effective administrator, although of questionable medical talent. He persisted in the view that leprosy was a fourth stage of syphilis, and that it was conditional to hereditary. See: Mouritz, The Path of the Destroyer, (Honolulu, 1916) for a copy of his 1884 report, available on-line through Google Books »»

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