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Moore A Mooresville Al 1832 stampless fl small pox

Sold ! This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-10)
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 F blk Moore -high E- Al. cds on 1832 folded letter. Very interesting letter about small pox. It has broken out in Athens. 4 days ago about a dozen persons in 4 families were were suspected to be infected with that terrible disease. He locked up his house and moved his family 16 miles to the place where he now writes. He writes of vacinations, and efforts to remove the sick from the village  The infection was brought from New Orleans in clothing. 2 have already died- both blacks. He has been spitting bloody matter. He writes to his uncle in Westminister, Mass. A graphic description of small pox in the 1830's.
letter has some separation at the folds.





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