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Syphilis, 1494–1923

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The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
Yellow fever
Name/Creator
E., creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.HOUGH:1255031 
Location
Networked Resource

Houghton
Place of Origin
[Philadelphia?
Publisher
s.n.
Language
English
Description
7 p. ; 21 cm
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Yellow fever -- United States -- Early works to 1800 ;  Yellow fever -- Transmission -- United States -- Early works to 1800 ;  Summer diseases -- United States -- Early works to 1800 ;  United StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia

Category
The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

Yellow Fever

Note
Attempt to calm the fears of Americans about the likelihood of yellow fever epidemics; the latest outbreak cited in the text is the 1793 epidemic in Philadelphia.

Caption title.

Signed: E., on p. 7.


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