Edwin Fort, Petersburg, to Richard Blow, Portsmouth, 1793 January 31
Scope and Contents
“A committee of the inhabitants of Petersburg assembled on Wednesday to devise some measure to prevent the communication of the Small Pox from Richmond, and they have resolved on planning a smoke house at Pocahontas to have every person from Richmond smoked before they are admitted into town..” Gives prices current.
- Creation: 1793 January 31
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From the Collection: 16 Linear Feet (39 Century boxes.)