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Who was the mayor of philadelphia in 1793?

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In 1793 Philadelphia was the nation's largest city and its capital, home to prominent citizens like Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Alexander Hamilton. It was also the site of the most fearsome epidemic to strike the young nation.

List of mayors of Philadelphia?

79 rows · The first mayor of Philadelphia, Humphrey Morrey, was appointed by city founder William …

Historical Figures? Mayor Clarkson was left in charge of Philadelphia by George Washington during the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1793 and he served as the mayor from 1792-1796. During the deadly sickness he transformed Bush Hill Mansion into a quarantine center.

How Philadelphia's Neighborhoods Got Their Names Mental ? The third Samuel Powel, the first post-Revolutionary War mayor of Philadelphia, escaped to Powelton during the 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic, but …

History of Philadelphia Slavery The Philly Post?

Slavery was an essential component of day-to-day life in Pennsylvania generally and Philadelphia specifically. In the 1760s, nearly 4,500 enslaved blacks labored in …

How Philadelphia's neighborhoods got their names The Week? The third Samuel Powel, the first post-Revolutionary War mayor of Philadelphia, escaped to Powelton during the 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic, but …

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