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Letter, 1850 January 28

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 15, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

A letter from St. Leger Landon Carter, no place, to Dr. Beverley R. Wellford, Fredericksburg, Va., in which he sends payment for his account and questions the medical bill. "My stomach has been a pillbox for 20 years, but I have no recollection of taking 300 at a time." He also questions the treatment of slaves: "I find that you gave Pleasants 200 somethings (I wish they had been lashes) and subjected her to the jackscrew..."


  • Creation: 1850 January 28


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