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September 9, 1893


JAMA. 1893;XXI(11):395. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.12420630035011

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Pensacola, Fla., Aug. 14th, 1893.

To the Public:  —The State Health Officer of Florida announces that an investigation in the cause of death of Rev. F. C. Waite and Ellen Wood, who were reported to have died of yellow fever in the city of Pensacola on the 9th day of August, has been thoroughly and impartially made, in which he has been ably assisted by Surgeons H. R. Carter and G. M. Magruder of United States Marine Hospital Service.These gentlemen agree with the conclusions herein expressed.These cases were not seen either in life or after death, and therefore the opinions hereinafter noted are based on:The clinical history of the cases.The record of antopsies, and the statements of the relatives, nurses and friends of the decedents who were in attendance during their late illness.There is nothing in the clinical history of the autopsy of the Rev.

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