John James Audubon Quote
On landing at New York I caught the yellow fever. The kind man who commanded the ship that brought me from France took charge of me and placed me under the care of two Quaker ladies. To their skillful and untiring care I may safely say I owe my life.
The Life and Adventures of J. J. Audubon... Edited, from Materials Supplied by His Widow, by Robert Buchanan. Second Edition. [With Portraits.] (ed. 1868)