City is Free of Fatal Sickness, Etc.

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Date October 17, 1800
Author Name Constant Freeman (primary) Location: Fort Johnson
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Freeman congratulates Hodgdon on escaping the yellow fever. Charleston has been sickly as usual but only to strangers. The ancient inhabitants have enjoyed perfect health and the city has been free of fatal sickness. While he lost twenty men the previous year, Freeman has not lost a man during the current season. Mrs. Freeman is blessed with perfect health and, though she does not produce anything, she pays for her board.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Constant Freeman; DeBarger; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Fort Johnson;
Keywords yellow fever;
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