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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  October-December 1793
|An account of the yellow fever outbreak in Philadelphia
|11-14 October 1793
|Top half of this document is dated 11 October from Philadelphia. The bottom half is dated 14 October from New York. The Philadelphia report gives a grim account of the yellow fever outbreak. The New York report says 137 were officially buried in Philadelphia last Friday, not including independent burials. A short list of individuals who died on 11 October (including Major [David] Franks) is provided at the very bottom of this document.
|Yellow Fever Disease Health and Medical Death Judaism
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York, New York
|Health & Medicine; Government & Politics
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859