Fever Strikes


Yellow Fever Strikes the Lazaretto (1870)


August 17, 1870

YELLOW FEVER AT THE Lazaretto. -- The appearance of the yellow fever at the Lazaretto, and its spread beyond the immediate quarantine grounds, has caused some excitement in this county and Philadelphia, more, perhaps than the facts warrant.  [Read More]

To the Editor of The Evening Telegraph:

CHESTER, Pa., Aug. 10. 1870. DEAR Sir: I wish to make to the public, through the columns of your paper, a statement respecting the yellow fever now existing at the Lazaretto. [Read More]

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