Dysentery is Extremely Common, Etc.

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Date July 28, 1800
Author Name Jeremiah Condy (primary) Location: Georgetown, Columbia
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Condy observes that he and his family have been in distress because of the severe indisposition of his mother-in-law. Since his arrival in Georgetown he has been admitted to the courts and shall begin his practice. He warns Hodgdon not to travel there with his family if he can avoid it because of the inconveniences and potential for sickness. Dysentery is extremely common in the City of Washington. Washington is expensive and inconvenient.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Source Collection: National Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94

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