Extract of a letter dated Jefferson County, Va. Sept. 1.
I am extremely sorry to inform you, that the Cholera has made its appearance in this neighborhood. We had a case on the mountain, between this and Frederick, yesterday morning. The man ate a hearty breakfast, and soon after was taken, and died before night. This day seven died at Harper’s Ferry with the Cholera. Whilst writing, the news arrived here that nine were buried on the Maryland tract; they were brought from the Canal. I fear it will be as bad here as in the larger towns. — Gazette.
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