Cholera Epidemic


Cholera Epidemic
   1832 and 1834
   P Imported by immigrants, 87; government blamed for neglect to provide quarantine, 88; committee formed to inquire into causes, etc., 88-89; one of the grievances in the Ninety-Two Resolutions, 89.
   See also Epidemics.

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