Re: pax magni fratris

EvMick (
Fri, 19 Dec 1997 23:43:28 EST

In a message dated 97-12-19 23:07:37 EST, you write:

: In at least one incident the U.S. Army deliberately sent a group of
: Indians blankets from an area undergoing an epidemic (cholera?),
: with predictable results.

(Smallpox.) >>

When was the germ theory of disease developed? When was it widely accepted?

In relation to the above (reputed) incident I mean.