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Robert Morris's FollyThe Architectural and Financial Failures of an American Founder$
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Ryan K. Smith

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300196047

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300196047.001.0001

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His Release

His Release

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(p.192) 9. His Release
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Robert Morris's Folly
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Ryan K. Smith

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300196047.003.0010

This chapter describes Robert Morris's incarceration on February 16, 1798 and its impact on Mary; the yellow fever epidemic that ravaged Philadelphia, including Morris's prison; P. Charles L'Enfant's activities since the dissolution of the Chestnut Street project; Morris's release on August 26, 1801; and his activities in the remaining years of his life.

Keywords:   Robert Morris, prison, P. Charles L'Enfant, yellow fever

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