Drawing Money for Bills and Yellow Fever in Philadelphia

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Date September 7, 1799
Author Name Caleb Swan (primary) Location: Trenton
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Swan has not disposed of the $4,000 and cannot provide Hodgdon with a draft. In the final paragraph, Swan is referring to yellow fever, raging in Philadelphia. When as the rest of the department relocated to Trenton, Hodgdon took pride in the fact that he stayed behind, which Swan considered dangerous.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Partially illegible
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Caleb Swan;
Related Places Philadelphia; Trenton; Norfolk;
Keywords draft; money; bills; death; ;
Key Phrases As you are an unbeliever, and thereby in my humble opinion, constantly exposed to death, being continually in its theatre
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