Publication Date

7-19-2016

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3033. Letter, 21 May 1845, of silk merchant A. B. Jones to the postmaster at Bucklands Corners, Connecticut. Writing from Louisville, Kentucky, where intestinal illness has delayed his travel, he describes his treatment with brandy, mustard seed poultices, and morphine. He also mentions seeing “our cousins” in New Albany, Indiana, and the determination of the Southern Methodist Convention, then meeting in Louisville, to “separate from the free states.”

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences | United States History

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