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1829  6 Jan  Halifax  

1215. Nathaniel White to his father. ''The mortality in this town has been lately truly appalling & the indifference & even apathy discovered by our police in the midst of it all seems almost like infatuation. Whilst we are denounced by our neighbours in the Republic as a port of disease & pestilence no steps whatever have been taken to check the progress of that most loathsome of plagues which is infesting us & Heaven only knows when it will be stayed.'' Comments on the defeat of the Turks. Holograph.

White Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 954 No. 1215


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