Secession; Mississippi; Duck shooting; Children; Christmas; Hinds County (Miss.)
Letter to Eudora Hobbs in Salem, North Carolina, from her young brother, W. H. Hobbs, and her father, Howell Hobbs, near Jackson, Mississippi, 1861. The boy writes about Christmas firecrackers and food, as well as duck shooting. Howell Hobbs...
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.