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...
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...
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