Letter from the Board of Health of Putnam County

Date: September 16, 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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Early Florida Medicine


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Board of Health

Putnam County.


Palatka, Fla. 188

of the infection by this same class of people

escaping into the county without having

previously undergone the necessary period of

detention in some of the Quarantine Camps.

It is needless to state the advantages nat-

urally accruing from such a course of action,

for it would then, not only give relief as above

stated, but allay the fears of the public minds

so far as the spread of the disease is concerned

and also at the same time tend to correct the

erroneous impressions that the whole of Florida

is infected with Yellow Fever.

W W Cyrus Pres Putnam

I do hereby certify J K. Rainey “ St Johns

that the names H. E. Dean “ Lake

herewith affixed were Thos. P. Gary “ Marion

ordered by the representa G. F. Carlisle Secty Volusia

tives of the respective J. S. Montgomery “ Orange

Counties. C M Merrell Pres. Clay.

Attest - Louis C Camova

Secty Putnam C. Bd H.


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