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T,he WiImington Mercury,
Printed Occafionally and Delivered Gratis —to the Patrons of The Delaware Gazette—By Smyth.
SIXTH DAY
EVENING, TENTH MO.
(FRW.)
[OCT.) 19, 1798.
[ Colle Ged for the Wilmington Mercury .]
DONA TIONS received this Day.
Andrew Catherwood, 5 dollars
William Hemphill, 331b. pick
led pork
PuLlifhed by Order of the Board,
THOMAS MENDENHALL,
Prelident $
JAMES LEA, Secretary.
HEALTH-OFFICE,
Wilmington, 10 th Mo. [Gel.) 19.
D E A T H S,
For the laß 'Twenty- Four Hours,
ending 6 o'Clock this Evening:
Ann Develan.
Borough HoJ'fital Report.
From 18/01 9 th oj'iotbMo. [OH )
Admitted,
Died,
Dil'charged, cured,
Remaining in Holpital,
TOTAL DEATHS,
From 8 th Mo. [Aug.) 7. to 10 th
Mo. [Ocl.) 19— inclufive.
Adults,
Children,
frTr By recent accounts from
Philadelphia, it feems that many
ot the inhabitants, who had tn
cautioufly returned to their dwel
lings, were feized with the ma
lady, and I wept off. Should not
this circumftance forcibly ope
rate with our friends who have
retired ? L.et them remain w here
they are, until a heavy rain, or
the fro If takes place; either of
which might inl'ure their return
without hazard.
t
I
i
8
2 1 o
20
Tot.
230

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