Todd A. Herring Archival Collection

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This handwritten letter, written in script and dated August 31, 1829, to Rev. James Smylie in Liberty, Amite County, Mississippi, from George Potts, in Natchez, Mississippi discusses the need for church minutes to be read and the writer's bought of malignant [yellow] fever.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publication Date

8-31-1829

Time Period

1820-1829

Geographic Location

Natchez, MS

Object Type

text

Format (original)

Correspondence

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS-658_1832-05-23-_Letter-1832_0001s

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection, Letters Rev. James Smylie, Washington, Adams County, Mississippi re. Yellow fever in Natchez, Cotton Prices, Presbyterian church, 1810-1839

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Manuscripts

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Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Letter, from George Potts, in Natchez, Mississippi to Rev. James Smylie in Liberty, Amite County, Mississippi, August 31, 1829

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