The plague of 1537

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E.P. Grondine

The plague of 1537

Post by E.P. Grondine » Sun Feb 16, 2014 12:53 pm

From the description

http://books.google.com/books?id=RwETAA ... euQ1IYX5M-
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It appears as Yellow Fever, with a black vomit.

At the time, a part of the Chickasaw were at the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Savanah River.
They fled back west, first to the Chickasaw Old Fields near Huntsville, then back to Pontotoc.

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