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Title: Two more documents of 1813 written on wood during the plague of Malta
Authors: Cassar, Paul
Ganado, Albert
Keywords: Plague, Malta, 1813
Malta -- History -- British occupation, 1800-1964
Communicable diseases -- Malta -- 19th century
Diseases -- Malta -- History -- 19th century
Disinfection and disinfectants -- Malta -- History -- 19th century
Archives -- Malta -- History -- 19th century
Confraternities -- Malta -- History -- 19th century
Issue Date: 1979
Publisher: Malta Historical Society
Citation: Cassar, P. & Ganado, A. (1979). Two more documents of 1813 written on wood during the plague of Malta. Melita Historica, 7(4), 356-362.
Abstract: This document contains research about the second plague which hit the Maltese islands- that of 1813, which resulted into approximately 5,000 deaths from a population of around 100,000. The authors describe the preventive measures taken in order to mitigate the disease, discusses the contents on two wooden tablets and provides an insight into the social and religious background of the event of the plague.
Appears in Collections:MH, Volume 7, No. 4 (1979)
MH, Volume 7, No. 4 (1979)

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