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Smallpox Epidemic, Part LI

Indianapolis Journal - 1900-03-15 (Smallpox epidemic)Smallpox in Scott County.

Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
SCOTTSBURG, IND., March 14. – Because of the existence of smallpox at Thomastown and one case in the country east of Underwood, the County Board of Health has passed an order prohibiting indoor public gatherings in Vienna, Jennings and Finley townships. So far only six cases of the disease have been reported, and no deaths have occurred in this county.

“Smallpox in Scott County,” The Indianapolis Journal (Indianapolis, Indiana), 15 March 1900, p. 2, col. 4; digital image, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ : accessed 6 December 2014).