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This handwritten letter, written in script from W. Patton, an Irishman living in Natchez, Mississippi to their sister, Mrs. William Wightman, in Florence, Alabama discusses their family situation, leaving Ireland, yellow fever and measles.
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Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection, Letter, W. Patton, Irishman Living in Natchez, To Sister, Mrs. William Wightman, Florence, Alabama; Re. Yellow Fever and Measles, 1820
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Todd A. Herring Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University