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Burning of the Quarantine Hospital in Staten Island...



Item # 639111

September 2, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1858  Page 4 has a column headed: "Great Conflagration at Staten Island" "Destruction of the Quarantine Establishment" with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. Also: "News From Utah" and "From St. Louis...Colored Emigration to Hayti" and "The Kansas Gold Mines".
Eight pages, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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