- Existence: 1744 - 1793
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The volume provides an account of the Philadelphia Yellow Fever epidemic in 1793, and is largely religious in nature. Entries describe the illness, as well as the death and burial of many members of Cresson’s community. The volume includes a note signed by Mary Cresson, Cresson's wife, which she addressed to their children, so that they would understand the circumstances of their father's death.
Dates: 1793, undated
Abstract The papers of related Quaker families including Collins, Cresson, Emlen, Morris, Wistar and Wood, consisting of travel letters, diaries, notebooks and photographs. Principals in the collection are Horatio C. Wood, Annabella Cresson Wood, Morris Wistar Wood, Caleb Cresson and Charles Wood.