British biological warfare

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 31 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:261
  1. Jeremy Hugh Baron, honorary professorial lecturer
  1. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA

    In 1763 Sir Jeffrey Amhurst, commander in chief of the British forces fighting a North American Indian uprising west of the Allegheny mountains, wrote to Colonel Bouquet: “Could it not be contrived to send the Smallpox among those disaffected tribes of …

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