In his will, Brown bequeaths his wife Eliza $5,000; a sixth of his slaves, including six specific individuals that he purchased from her father Bolling Hall; his house and a sixth of his plantation; and the slave Betsey, his seamstress. If his wife...
In the letter Pugh discusses his recent illness and the treatments he took to recover ("My suffering has been very great from a disease I never heard of before called Shingles - a disease of the blood and skin never fatal but tormenting"). He then...
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