Pendleton County News


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BY SAMUEL DAVIS          "THE PROSPERITY OF THE COUNTRY"   OFFICE SCOTT STREET, WEST SIDE BETWEEN FOURTH AND FIFTH

New Series--Vol. IV, No. 6     COVINGTON, KY., SATURDAY AUGUST 23,  1851    Whole No. 162


Dreadful Mortality.

     We learn that a locality on Grassy Creek, in Pendleton county, has been severely afflicted. About two weeks ago the cholera and flux broke out simultaneously in the malignant form. In short time from forty to fifty deaths, or about one-third of the entire population of the neighborhood, had died of one or the other of these diseases. At last, accounts the sickness still prevailed, but with some abatement of its virulence.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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