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Yellow Fever epidemic and events abroad

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Date November 8, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Near Philadelphia
Recipient Name Henry Jackson (primary) Location: Boston
Summary From near Philadelphia, discusses the timing of sending correspondence. Reports the disorder in Philadelphia [Yellow Fever epidemic] in a few days more will be like a summer's dream gone and hopes forever. Has not returned to the city yet. Mentions his brother [presumably clerk William Knox] and General Wayne's march. Mentions Duke of York being flogged before Dunkirk; Toulon given up with the French fleet in England. Mentions Genet's fleet as having again mutinied at Santo Domingo.
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Related Persons/Groups General Henry Jackson; Henry Knox; William Knox; clerk; General Anthony Wayne; Duke of York; ;
Related Places Dunkirk; Toulon; France; England; Genet; Santo Domingo; Boston; Near Philadelphia; Kentucky; Jeremie; England; ;
Keywords Yellow Fever Epidemic; lottery; march; nogotiations; ;
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