An Account of the Malignant Fever, Lately Prevalent in the City of New-York

Hardie, James

Published by Printed by Hurtin and McFarlane, at the Literary Printing Office, No. 20 Gold-Street, New York, 1799
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Disbound pamphlet. 139 pp, plus 9 unnumbered pages and one blank endpaper in the rear. Contains, as given on the title page: I. A narrative of its rise, progress and decline, with opinions of some medical gentlemen with respect to its origin. II. The manners in which the poor were relieved. III. A list of donations for relief of the sick and indigent. IV. A list of the names of the dead, with occupations. This list also states if the deceased was African-American. V. A comparative view of the fever in the year 1798 with that of 1795. The nine unnumbered pages contain tables of information relating to the fever and its affliction of various groups of people. Contains letters from Dr. Samuel Mitchill and Richardson Underhill in regard to the origin of the fever. In GOOD condition. Remains of leather binding on the spine. The signature of a Sam(uel) Dodge present at the top of the title page, with a handwritten list, in pencil, of phrases on the rear blank endpaper. Page 85 with a number in ink, with two numbers in faint pencil. Faint pen squiggle in the margin of page 97. Moderate toning to the paper, with minor spotting and foxing scattered throughout. Rear endpaper with a few minor chips along its fore edge, as well as bearing a diagonal crease. This crease affects the previous leaf as well. Sabin 30314. Bookseller Inventory # 004114

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Title: An Account of the Malignant Fever, Lately ...

Publisher: Printed by Hurtin and McFarlane, at the Literary Printing Office, No. 20 Gold-Street, New York

Publication Date: 1799

Binding: Disbound

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First Edition.

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