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This handwritten letter, written in script from Rev. John G. Jones in Sharon, Mississippi to his brother, B. Franklin Jones, in Fayette, Mississippi, discusses bilious fever, farm crops, church, his health, and slavery. The letter bares visible damage from tape.
Agriculture; Fevers; Churches; Slavery
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection, Letter, Jones, Fuley, Oak Wood, Madison County, Mississippi, to Buchannon Carroll and Co., New Orleans, Re. Yellow Fever, 1855
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Todd A. Herring Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University