Letter about measles, influenza, Brunswick, 1815

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Josiah Pierce, a newly enrolled student at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, writes to his father, Josiah Pierce of Baldwin, about his first month at college when he contracted a serious case of influenza and the measles.

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  • Title: Letter about measles, influenza, Brunswick, 1815
  • Creator: Josiah Pierce
  • Creation Date: 1815-10-31
  • Subject Date: 1815
  • Location: Brunswick, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Collection: Pierce family collection
  • Object Type: Text

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