The Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina declares a day of fasting

With the city in the midst of a yellow fever epidemic, the mayor of Charleston declared a day of public fasting.  The effect is not recorded. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1860 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859), 384.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Legal/Political
Relevance
Personal
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