"The city had turned a mansion on Bush Hill into a hospital for fever victims... doctors, nurses, medicine, food—everything a fever victim needs." - (Anderson 48)
A wealthy man named Steven Girard transformed the mansion on top of Bush hill into a safe and functioning fever hospital.
"Saints. Angels. They re from the Free African Society, God bless them. If one is the Eliza you seek, you might find her yet. They had several other homes to visit. - (Anderson 72)
THE FREE AFRICAN SOCIETY WOULD...
work day and night to relieve the suffering of yellow fever victims. They nursed, washed, fed, buried the sick, and made sure their orphaned children were cared for.
In Fever 1793, Eliza (the Coffehouse cook) was part of the Free African Society.