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Andrews, Edmund (fl. 1820) to George Andrews

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04601.10 Author/Creator: Andrews, Edmund (fl. 1820) Place Written: Natchez, Mississippi Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 11 March 1820 Pagination: 2 p. : address ; 32 x 19.5 cm

Summary of Content: Writes to his uncle in Dover, New Hampshire and relays that the southwestern part of the country is suffering from a yellow fever epidemic. Informs him which family members have fallen ill and who has recovered. Updates him on the travels and businesses of family and acquintances. States that he cannot move into the city until they have ascertained whether or not the fever will return next summer. Discusses the cotton market. Gives regards and asks him to update him on family and friends at home.

People: Andrews, Edmund, fl. 1820
Andrews, George, fl. 1820

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Medical HistoryHealth and MedicalEpidemicYellow FeverFrontiers and ExplorationChildren and FamilyBusiness and FinanceCottonCommerceMerchants and TradeAgriculture and Animal Husbandry

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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