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Title: Letter from James Carroll to Jennie Carroll on October 3, 1901
Carroll_Letter_10031901.pdf  (1.56 MB)  
Authors: Carroll, James, 1854-1907
Date: 1901-10-03
Subject Keywords: Carroll, James, 1854-1907--Correspondence
Yellow Fever Commission (U.S.)
Yellow fever--Research--Cuba--History
Yellow fever
Mosquitoes as carriers of disease
Medicine, Military
Finance, Personal
Interpersonal relations
Description: In this letter from James Carroll to his wife Jennie Carroll sent from Las Animas Hospital in Havana, Cuba, where he is stationed for the United States Yellow Fever Commission, Carroll discusses the current experiments that involved having three volunteers being bitten by mosquitoes. He also discusses four photographs that he had enclosed with the letter along with a check. He informs her that he must leave by November 1, as there will be no further extensions. In conclusion he discusses the local mosquitoes and the local weather conditions.
Type: Letter/Memo
Appears in Collections:James Carroll, Yellow Fever Commission Letters

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