Mouint Sterling-- A letter dated 9th July to the Reporter, states the disease broke out in Mount Sterling on the 2nd inst. The deaths are-- Henry Landers, a daughter of Dr. John Slavens, Harry Richardson, and two colored persons. Several cases had occurred in the town and country, all of whom were recovering. "Our Physicians, says the letter, "have acted with much promptness and assiduity, and have been very successful when called at an early period.-- Many of our citizens are entitled to great credit for their energetic attention to the sick. Out of a population of 600, there is only remaining anout 175. July 27, 1833
Illinois Weekly State Journal (Springfield, Illinois), July 27, 1833.