Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Primary Source - 1734 Gardener Dead



Philadelphia, July 11. The Weather has been so excessive hot for a Week past, that a great Number of People have fainted and fallen into Convulsions, and several have died...Tuesday one Jacob Lee, a Gardiner, being overcome with the Heat as he was at work clipping of a Hedge, fell down and expired soon after.

Pennsylvania Gazette
July 11, 1734.