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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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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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Todd A. Herring Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University