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Cholera broke out in the Broad Street area of central London on the evening of
August 31, 1854. ... The other two deaths, beyond the district which this pump
supplies, represent only the amount of mortality from cholera that was occurring ...
In the "Weekly Return of Births and Deaths' of September 9th, the following death
is recorded: 'At West End, on 2nd September, the widow of a percussion-cap
maker, aged 59 years, diarrhea two hours, cholera epidemica sixteen hours.
100 i Deaths from cholera, each day during the epidemic Handle removed from
Broad Street pump, September 8, 1854 * f f f 20 22 24 26 28 30 1 3 5 7 August
September 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 500- 400 300 200 ^ 100 ^ oJ Deaths ...
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