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Nicolas Chervin Papers 1816-1836
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Contains responses to Chervin's requests to local physicians and health authorities about their experiences treating yellow fever and their opinions about the disease's contagiousness from Philadelphia, New York, Boston, New Orleans, Charleston, Providence, Baltimore, Norfolk, Newburyport, Massachusetts, and other cities; also from Cuba, Haiti, Barbados, Jamaica, Gaudeloupe, Martinique, British Guiana, Santo Domingo, St. Thomas, and other areas in the West Indies and Caribbean. Also includes notes and abstracts on the subject of yellow fever.

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