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Small Pox Rumors Without Foundation, But Be Careful

Event date: Jan 12, 1872

Rumors of a small pox case on Green street have been afloat for the past few days, but without foundation. No case of the kind has yet occurred in town; but the prevalence of the disease in other places, not far distant, admonishes us to be on our guard and adopt precautionary measures against so dreaded a foe.

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