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An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793
by Murphy, Jim, 1947-
YA 614.541 MUR
Clarion Books,, [2003]
165 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
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Provides an account of the yellow fever epidemic that swept through Philadelphia in 1793, discussing the chaos that erupted when people began evacuating in droves, leaving the city without government, goods, or services, and examining efforts by physicians, the Free African Society, and others to cure and care for the sick.

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