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Re: CALAMITY in Baltimore 1800/1801 Directory
Posted by: Richard Clark (ID *****6950) Date: March 02, 2013 at 00:06:43
In Reply to: CALAMITY in Baltimore 1800/1801 Directory by Addie Rickey of 18604

The "calamity" referred to a Yellow Fever outbreak during 1799 and 1800. With an estimated population of 21,000 citizens at the time, 978 adults and 219 children died of the disease.


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