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    [Slavery]. San Augustine County Receipt for Medical Services, Including 4 Visits and Prescriptions for "Negros". One page, 7.5" x 4.25". San Augustine County, 1847-1849. A ledger recording multiple services provided by a Dr. Leonard Randal invoiced to William Edwards. Listed are 7 line items for visits and prescriptions during the months March through October 1847. Four of the seven items are for visits and prescriptions for "Negros", who are never listed by name. Total costs is listed at $35.50. Dr. Randal signs at bottom, acknowledging payment made on "1st Jar - 1849". Together with a San Augustine land indenture dated June 24, 1844 for 640 acres of land covered by a headright certificate "number Tho Hundred and Eighty One Class Third and dated 17th Day of June AD 1844" being purchased by William Edwards from Richard Allen for $40.00"
    Condition: Medical receipt is evenly toned, with flattened folds and dark ink. Land indenture has dampstaining, flattened folds, and a few small tears.


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