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Bring out your dead the great plague of yellow fever in Philadelphia in 1793. by Powell, J. H.

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia.


  • Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.,
  • Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesThe Rise of urban America
LC ClassificationsRC211.P5 P6 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 326 p.
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4575068M
ISBN 100405024711
LC Control Number77112567

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