MARYLAND.– Baltimore, Sept. 10: The Board of Health report for the 24 hours ending at 10 o’clock, 23 deaths by cholera–eleven white and twelve colored persons: during the week the total number of deaths by cholera was 226; of which 122 were colored persons, 109 free, 13 slaves.– Cambridge, 8th: four cases and two deaths during the last week. Frederick, 8th: several cases have occurred in this city, and a few additional at the Almshouse, but there is no alarm among our inhabitants.– Washington Co. 6th: several cases have occurred during the past week, on the line of the canal, within our county mostly in the neighborhood of and above Harper’s Ferry. So various have been the reports, that we cannot hazard a conjecture as to the number of cases; report says that as many as three, four, five, and six dead bodies have been seen in a single shantee at one time. Certain it is, that considerable panic exists among the workmen, and that they are leaving the canal very fast, and spreading over the country in all directions, diffusing excitement wherever they go.–Williamsport, September 8: A case exhibiting symptoms of cholera occurred lately; the patient, a laborer on the canal, is convalescent.
We hope and trust, says the Baltimore Republican, that the extent of the Cholera among us has passed its maximum. Friday last was a melancholy day in Baltimore, on account of the number of deaths then reported as resulting from the pestilence. Since then the number has been greatly reduced, and with proper care of the part of the citizens, we doubt not that they will continue to diminish until the disease will be unknown among us.
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