Publication Date

1843

Identifier

MS021-086a

Keywords

Enslaved persons--Medical care--United States--History--19th century, Historical documents, Texas, Physicians, United States » Texas, ephemera (general object genre), legal documents, certification, oaths

Location

Texas

Abstract

Document written by Dr. Patterson certifying medical treatment was rendered to enslaved persons with secondary syphilis, who were subsequently cured (according to Dr. Patterson), at the request of plantation owners, Jacob and Liza Thomas. See more at John P. McGovern, MD Collection of Texas Historical Medical Documents and its finding aid.

Comments

Digital copy made available by Texas Medical Center Library.

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