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The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
Old family letters :  copied from the originals for Alexander Biddle  
Old family letters relating to the yellow fever
Name/Creator
Biddle, Alexander, 1819-1899
Adams, John, 1735-1826
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
Adams, John, 1735-1826, author.
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813, , author,addressee.
Rush, Julia Stockton, addressee.
Biddle, Alexander, 1819-1899, editor.
Biddle, Alexander, 1819-1899, editor.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Countway Medicine

Houghton
Place of Origin
Philadelphia
Publisher
J.B. Lippincott
Language
English
Description
2 v. ; 25 cm.
Form/Genre
text

Collected Correspondence.

History.

Records and correspondence.

Sources.

print
Classification
E302.1 .O44

WZ 100 R952o 1892
Subject
Philadelphia ;  Epidemics ;  Yellow Fever -- epidemiology ;  Pennsylvania ;  Rush, Benjamin , 1746-1813 -- Correspondence ;  Rush, Julia Stockton -- Correspondence ;  Physicians -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Correspondence ;  Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia ;  Adams, John , 1735-1826 -- Correspondence ;  Jefferson, Thomas , 1743-1826 -- Correspondence ;  Washington, George , 1732-1799 -- Correspondence ;  Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century -- Sources

Category
The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

Yellow Fever

Tropical Disease

Note
Series A. [without special title] -- Series B. Old family letters relating to yellow fever.

Series B has title: Old family letters relating to the yellow fever.

Series A contains letters of John Adams, all but the first two addressed to Dr. Benjamin Rush; one letter from Samuel Adams, one from John Quincy Adams, and several from Thomas Jefferson addressed to Dr. Rush; "Letter of credence to the King" and "Letter of credence to the Queen" by George Washington, as President. Series B contains letters of Dr. Benjamin Rush to his wife, written during the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia in 1793.
Other Title
  Old family letters
Other Title


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