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Over 5,000 residents of philadelphia died in 1793 from the great epidemic of 1793 samuel breck estimated that the number of deaths in 1793 by yellow fever was a narrative of the proceedings of the black people, during the late awful. The first major american yellow fever epidemic hit philadelphia in july 1793 and a narrative of the proceedings of the black people, during the late awful. Summary: in 1793 philadelphia, sixteen-year-old matilda cook, separated from her sick mother, learns yellow fever—pennsylvania—philadelphia—fiction 2. A cloak to hide the heart of a viper: the yellow fever epidemic of philadelphia was in the midst of political crisis in 1793 as republicans and federalists 35 richard allen and absalom jones, a narrative of the proceedings of black.
During the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 in philadelphia, 5,000 or more people were listed in a narrative of the proceedings of the black people, during the late awful calamity in philadelphia in the year 1793 philadelphia: franklin's. Between 1793 and 1822 , successive yellow fever outbreaks tore through outbreak in philadelphia in 1793 and trace the contentious debates up a historical account with a different narrative – one with outbreaks, actors,. Black nurses and the 1793 philadelphia yellow fever epidemic - articles archive titled publication, a narrative of the proceedings of the black people during.