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Letter from Rice plantation manager A. B. Parks in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, regarding the state of the slaves and crops. A slave named Mariah had 'convulsion fits' and was bled by the doctor until she fainted. Parks also mentions going to Tupelo, 1864.
Slavery; African-Americans; Plantations; Plantation overseers; Traditional medicine; Agriculture; Oktibbeha County (Miss.); Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
Correspondence: 1 leaf ; 22.5 x 18.5 cm.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Nannie Herndon Rice family papers, Folder 26
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Rice (Nannie Herndon) Family Papers, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University