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The Wilviington Mercury .
PrintedfOccafionally
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and Delivered Gratis —to the Patrons of The Delaware Gazette——By Smyth.
TUESDAY EVENING-SEPT. ,s. >n 8.
DEATHS,
From Auguft 7, to September
1 8—inclufive.
HEALTH-OFFICE.
The great Expence at which
the Board of Health procure
Nur les and Necefiaries for the
Sick at the Hofpital, and the
exhaufted flate of thrir funds,
compel them to call upon their
fehow-citizens in town & coun
try, to afïxft them by Donations.
As they are in want of every ne
ceffary of life, it is ufelefs to
enumerate the articles—in fhort,
there is nothing that can be ufe
ful at the Hofpital, but will be
thankfully received by the Board
of Health, at the Health-Office,
near the Town-Hall,
as they are under the neceffity ot
making continual advances of
caffi, they will thankfully receive
for the relief of their fuffering
fellow-citizens, any fums which
may be put into their hands.
Publiffied by Order of the
Board of Health,
JAMES LEA, jun.
Secretary.
Adults,
' Children,
90
6
Total,
Remaining in the Hofpital,
16 perfons—three of whom are
dangerous.
Donations Received fince our laß :
From Edw. Worrell, five dolls,
cafh.
W. C. Smyth, half-a-guinea, do.
John Ferrifs, ten dollars do.
John & Wm. Warner, five gal
lons port-wine.
Fifteen dollars, caffi, from a ci
tizen.
John Fleming, i^lb. ffielPd bar
ley.
Chriftopher Holling fworth, 12
lb. fugar.
Sundries bedding, from a lady
unknown.
jofeph Bringhurft, junior, ten
gallons vinegar, and 61b. fu
gar.
2 bottles ffierry wine, and 2 do.
port wine.
joffiua jackfon, load of ftraw.
Publiß.ed by Order of the Board ,
THOMAS MENDENHALL,
Prefident j
JAMES LEA, jun. Secretary.
96
And,
Wilmington, T
Sept. 17, 1798.J
Deaths for 24 hours, ending Tuef
day evening —6 o'clock:
Sarah Hendrickfon,
Rachael Lake,
Haflet Monro,
James (fonof Thos.) Patterfon,
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