Second Cholera Pandemic 1834 Handwritten Letter Signed
Autograph letter signed reporting cholera deaths during the Second Cholera Pandemic. Letter by John Wilson of in Livingston County, Kentucky is dated 28 August 1834. Addressed to William E. Hill in Collinsville, Illinois it reads in part,”… We take this opportunity of informing you that we are in usual health… She wrote that Lurany had been very unwell But that she had gotten Better and able to be about, there is [illegible] of sickness in different parts of this Country fever and a more sever [sic] fever than was last season But not so much yet as was last season But more than was this time last year. She departed this life at eleven o’clock at night Sarrah Young that was sick when you left this Country died a few days after I got home from Illinois. James Hanks came over here the 10th of June he is here yet he has been taking medicine from giliam and tending the Sulpher spring he is mending and appears to be getting well… Uncle Telford’s children has all been sick with the fever… [signed] John & Lurany Wilson”. The Second Cholera Pandemic broke out in India along the Ganges River in 1828 and spread worldwide within just a few years, killing hundreds of thousands globally. On a single sheet of card-style stationery. Extensive notations to verso, tape to tear along center fold line, toning, creasing and foxing. The free listing tool. The item “Second Cholera Pandemic 1834 Handwritten Letter Signed” is in sale since Friday, July 22, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “n8sautographs” and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.