1832 Cholera Epidemic
Original Author: New York City Board of Health; W. Applegate, publisher
Created: August 14, 1832
Medium: Government report

1832 Cholera Epidemic

This August 14, 1832, report from the board of health in New York City notes the number of new cases of cholera reported and the number of deaths from that disease that occurred in the previous twenty-four hours. Forty-two new cases and fifteen deaths were reported to the board in that one-day span. This clipping is included in a scrapbook of official reports of the board of health in New York City in the year 1832.