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Covered With a Thick Gloom, Etc.

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Samuel Hodgdon Letterbook, 1798-99 view image
Document Information
Date October 2, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Melancton Smith (primary)
Summary Hodgdon urges Smith to see that the pattern articles of clothing reach their final destination as quickly as possible. He laments that Philadelphia is still covered with a thick gloom due to the fever that is ravaging the city.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Melancton Smith; Samuel Hodgdon; stage proprietors; Jonathan Jackson; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Boston; ;
Keywords box containing the pattern articles of clothing; delay; thick gloom; heartbreaking scenes; sackcloth; ;
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