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An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 / by Jim Murphy.

By: Murphy, Jim, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Clarion Books, c2003Description: 165 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0395776082.Subject(s): Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature | Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century | Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865DDC classification: 614.5/41/097481109033
Contents:
No one noticed -- "All was not right" -- Church bells tolling -- Confusion, distress, and utter desolation -- "It was our duty" -- The prince of bleeders -- "By twelve only" -- "This unmerciful enemy" -- "A delicate situation" -- Improvements and the public gratitude -- "A modern-day time bomb."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-153) and index.

No one noticed -- "All was not right" -- Church bells tolling -- Confusion, distress, and utter desolation -- "It was our duty" -- The prince of bleeders -- "By twelve only" -- "This unmerciful enemy" -- "A delicate situation" -- Improvements and the public gratitude -- "A modern-day time bomb."

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