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Rush, Benjamin.

An Account of the Bilious Remitting Yellow Fever, as it Appeared in the City of Philadelphia, in the Year 1793.


Philadelphia: Printed by Thomas Dobson, at the Stone House, no. 41, South Second-street, 1794.


In 1793, Philadelphia suffers a catastrophic yellow fever epidemic. Drawing from his notes made during his own medical service, Benjamin Rush describes the course and effects of the epidemic and posits possible causes and cures of the disease.


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