Category Archives: Diseases

August 20, 1849 (Monday)

Came to the city this morning—brought Miss E—a S—h home. Cloudy pretty much all day. The cholera seems to have left the city entirely, the board of health having ceased to report.  Called on the Miss S—ns this evening who … Continue reading

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July 18, 1849 (Wednesday)

The cholera is still pretty bad, the thunder storm of last Saturday not having driven it entirely away, altho’ it has been pleasantly cool since. Was called on by friend Morgan this evening when we took a walk. Nathan is … Continue reading

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July 16, 1849 (Monday)

There has been an evident decrease in the cholera the last day or two in this city. Called on the Misses S—d—n this evening.

Posted in Current Events, Diseases, Socializing

July 15, 1849 (Sunday)

This is a delightful day the storm of yesterday having purified and cooled the atmosphere.  There has been an evident decrease of the cholera owing, likely, to the change in the air. Franklin Square suffered terribly from yesterday’s storm.  Went … Continue reading

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July 2, 1849 (Monday)

Delightful weather—so cool and pleasant. The cholera is still increasing there being 65 cases today and 26 deaths.

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June 30, 1849 (Saturday)

Pleasant day. The cholera is becoming tolerably severe in this city now there being 48 cases and 18 deaths today. Took a short walk this evening.

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June 27, 1849 (Wednesday)

Delightful weather—pleasantly cool. The cholera is here at length and that pretty severely too; there having been up to one o’clock today, 43 cases and 12 deaths, during the previous 24 hours.  Passed the evening at home as usual.

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