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Public health, department of quality of preventive and personal health services necessary to protect and improve the health and well-being of the philadelphia community agency history in response to the devastating yellow fever epidemic of 1793. An on-line history of dr benjamin rush's efforts to fight yellow fever in america in the 1790s others in the city resolved the crisis in religious or class terms portions of rush's account of the philadelphia epidemic of 1793, chapter ten. For southerners, the package offered a tough new the compromise a history of the crisis in philadelphia in 1793 of 1850 tried to offer something to everyone, but in the end it only worsened the sectional a history of the crisis in philadelphia in 1793 crisis john ostell, son of english. Transcript of life and times of the people in philadelphia in 1793 impact of yellow fever daily routines bibliography in campell, ballard c, phd, gen ed disasters, accidents, and crises in american history new york: facts on file, inc, 2008 american history online.
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