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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
An account of the terrible effects of the pestilential infection in the city of Philadelphia :  with An elegy on the deaths of the people. ; also A song of praise and thanksgiving, composed for those who have recovered, after having been smitten with that dreadful contagion   / by the Honorable Samuel Stearns ...
Name/Creator
Stearns, Samuel, 1741-1809, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1115499 
Digital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Microforms (Lamont)

Countway Medicine

Houghton
Place of Origin
Providence
Publisher
Printed for William Child, in Johnston
Language
English
Description
[4], 8 p. ; 18 cm. (12mo)
Form/Genre
text

Poems-1793.

Publishers' catalogues-Rhode Island-Providence.

Elegies.

Prayers.

Songs.

print
Subject
Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Poetry ;  United StatesRhode IslandJohnston ;  United StatesRhode IslandProvidence

Category
The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

Yellow Fever

Tropical Disease

Concepts of Contagion and Epidemics

Note
In verse.

Author's pref. dated Nov. 13, 1793.

Signatures: A⁶.

Advertisement for Stearns' The American oracle, and for the Freemason's calendar for 1794: p. 8.
Other Title
  Early American imprints. no. 26206
Other Title

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Title
Elegy on the deaths of the people / by the Honorable Samuel Stearns ...
Name/Creator
Stearns, Samuel,, 1741-1809

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Title
Song of praise and thanksgiving, composed for those who have recovered, after having been smitten with that dreadful contagion / by the Honorable Samuel Stearns ...
Name/Creator
Stearns, Samuel,, 1741-1809


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