LIL 159 -Cholera Port Closure Decision 1831

  • Description

    As cholera was running through the town, the surgeons and doctors, under pressure from the Gentlemen of the town ,claimed that there was not cholera in the town. and such a suggestion they say is a "wicked falsehood". Doctors Kell and Clanny refuse to attend. The meeting is reported nationally and causes a scandal. Other towns start to boycott Sunderland. Doctor Kell responds by putting his own barracks, home of the 82nd regiment under strict quarantine and not a single man falls sick.
  • Owner

    Sunderland Public Libraries
  • Source

    Sunderland Public Libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 7 years, 1 month ago
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