Statement and receipt for $69.50 paid by James William Sykes Sr. to settle the estate of his son, James William Sykes Jr., to Dr. Z. P. Landrum for medicine and medical services, including visits to slaves, in 1864. The bill was paid in 1866.
Grocery trade; Starkville (Miss.); Curry family; Bond, Sarah E. (Sallie), 1830-1902
Bill for items purchased by Sarah E. Curry in January of 1863. Items include a plough, buggy, a wagon, a grind stone, fodder, hogs, and various meat and produce. Sarah E. Curry married W.P. Bond in 1888.
Physicians; Medicine; Dentistry; Slavery; African-Americans; Starkville (Miss.); Curry family; Bond, Sarah E. (Sallie), 1830-1902
Receipt for Sarah E. Curry's payment of $232 to Dr. B. F. Barry for a variety of medicines, tooth extractions, child delivery, and visits to members of the household, including slaves. Sarah E. Curry married W.P. Bond in 1888. 1864.
Sykes family; Winona (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Slavery; African-Americans; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Confederate States of America; Sykes, James William, 1810-1885
Letter from William Sykes in Winona, Mississippi, to James Sykes, bemoaning the reelection of Abraham Lincoln, the end of his hopes for peace, and the impoverished and demoralized state of the Confederacy. He mentions the murder of a Captain...