Letter confirming shipment of military articles; and reference to Yellow Fever epidemic

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Date September 13, 1798
Author Name Ebenezer Stevens (primary) Location: New york
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Ebenezer Stevens confirmed shipment of military stores on board the Sloop Hercules. In writing to Samuel Hodgdon, Stevens notes that he is sorry to hear about the deplorable conditions as a result of the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia. Hopes that Hodgdon and connections may escape the calamity. New York is in a very unhealthy state and vast numbers of inhabitants have fled to the country.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Ebenezer Stevens; Mr. Faisch; B Colver; William Littlefield; De la Roche; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; Rhode Island; Goat Island; ;
Keywords yellow fever; invoice; sloop Hercules; casks powder for cannon; twenty four pounder shot; rammers; sponges; ladles; worms; ;
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