Ben R. Rhett
Letter from Ben R. Rhett to 'Captain Billy' (William L. Young) at Waverley Plantation in Clay County, Mississippi, regarding a rooster that had been promised to Rhett by Young. Document found at Waverley Plantation in 1936.
Recipes for medicines to treat ailments in animals: 'Distemper in Dogs'; 'Colic in Horses'; 'Swiney In Horses'; 'Blind staggers'; 'Coughs in Horses'; 'Tonic Powder'; 'Cholera in Chickens'; and 'Roup in chickens'. A section that begins 'Negro Whipping' includes a list of names of persons and places. A list entitled 'Doctors called in' includes three names. At top of page is note 'King Cholera Cures.' Document found at Waverley Plantation, 1936.
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