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A melancholy scene of devastation

the public response to the 1793 Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic

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Published by Published for the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and the Library Company of Philadelphia by Science History Publications/USA in Canton, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia
    • Subjects:
    • Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century,
    • African Americans -- Diseases -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by J. Worth Estes and Billy G. Smith.
      ContributionsEstes, J. Worth, 1934-, Smith, Billy Gordon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC211.P5 M44 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 211 p. :
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1013485M
      ISBN 10088135192X
      LC Control Number96054741

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