Correspondence by Dr. William R. Smith to a friend offering sympathy for the recent deaths of loved ones; Dr. Smith also writes about his own experience and slow recovery after contracting yellow fever in Galveston, as well as medical care he provided to victims, namely soldiers, during the Galveston yellow fever epidemic, 1864. [MS021 John P. McGovern MD Collection of Texas Historical Medical Documents, box 2, folder 20, McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Center Library.]

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