Date: November 20, 1888
Series: S 577 - State governors' incoming correspondence, 1857-1888.
County Correspondence - County Boards of Health of: 1888 Escambia, Putnam, and Volusia
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“Save me from my friends.”
- Yellow Fever-
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Da: Moore a boarder in Pt. Ho.
Dr. Cozmer [?] from J’Ville.
reported the latter case
in Times Union.
Nov. 28 th. 1888.
As refugee in this locality from
the dire scourge that has so heav-
ily visited Jacksonville. and is now
casting desolation and gloom
throughout the city suburb. I write
appealing to the health authorities
wherever they be to see to the condition
of matters here.
The locality is normally re-
puted exceptionally healthy, but a-
about three months ago fever broke
out among refugee boarders in
Mr. Petersons house. and not with-
standing the unquestionable danger
to his immediate neighbors and the