Letter, A. B. Parks to Augusta Rice; 5/31/1864

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Creator:Parks, A. B.
Title:Letter, A. B. Parks to Augusta Rice; 5/31/1864

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.

Local identification number: 24-F26-2

Subjects:Slavery | African Americans | Plantations | Plantation overseers | Traditional medicine | Agriculture | Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906 | United States, Mississippi, Oktibbeha County
Collection:Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War
Institution:Mississippi State University. Libraries
Contributors:Mississippi State University. Libraries
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