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In the paper "Patterns of smallpox mortality in London, England, over three centuries" authors deal with exactly this problem: We accessed original documents in London, England, in the Guildhall Library, the British Library, the Wellcome Library, and the London Metropolitan Archive. We digitized weekly reported birth and death records for London ...


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This seems to be several different questions so I'll take each one in turn. Why didn't line infantry tactics try to keep up a constant volley of fire? I'm a little perplexed at the phrasing of the question because it implies that line infantry tactics did not "try to keep up a constant volley of fire". In fact linear infantry tactics were ...


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Writing this out somehow jogged my memory and I found him: Francisco de Miranda. From Wikipedia: "Miranda led a romantic and adventurous life in the general political and intellectual climate that emerged from the Age of Enlightenment that influenced all of the Atlantic Revolutions. He participated in three major historical and political movements of ...


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