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—The death of Captain Simpson, a yellow fever patient, is reported at the Quarantine Hospital, Boston, Mass., under date of September 18. On the 21st, a severe case of yellow fever was discovered in the upper story of the Hotel Espanol, at No. 116 West Fourteenth street, New York City. The patient was Domingo Morales, who arrived on the steamer Newport from Havana on the previous Tuesday. The vessel with its cargo had been detained at the quarantine, but the passengers, 36 in number, after inspection by the health officer of the port, and appearing free from disease, were allowed to proceed to the city and became dispersed.
Yellow Fever.. JAMA. 1884;III(13):358. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390620022008