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Cornwall, James (fl. 1795) To Philip Schuyler

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09636.03 Author/Creator: Cornwall, James (fl. 1795) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 3 September 1795 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 25.7 x 21.3 cm.

Summary of Content: A letter to Philip discussing a possible disease outbreak in New York. Cornwall says fear of another Yellow Fever epidemic, like that in Philadelphia is high but that so far all cases of disease have been contained to the neighborhood that the first person sick belongs. He mentions that in his opinion "at present I seldom ever recollect its being more healthy at this season of the year than now"

People: Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Yellow FeverDisease

Sub Era: Hamilton

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