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February 7, 1800 Pestilence that Has Ravaged Philadelphia, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of a number of matters, Sargent warns Hodgdon that in the summer he should be in the country, rather than stay in the city. Sargent addresses business matters which Hodgdon is handling for him.
November 25, 1793 Papers gone forward; scrape with Indians; Yellow Fever in Philadelphia Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Papers have gone with the grand convoy to Head Quarters. Was fired upon coming in by Indians. One dragoon killed. Mr. Britt paid the balance of pay returned in his account. Howell's account of the ravages in Philadelphia [Yellow Fever epidemic] affected Swan very much.