Patterson Family Medical Receipt

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Title

Patterson Family Medical Receipt

Subject

Enslaved People

Description

Receipt for medical services (visit and medicine) by a local physician, Dr. G. W. Caldwell, to a slave, in 1862. William Patterson paid $10 for the doctor's services. It is unknown whether the slave was owned by Patterson or if he was acting on someone else's behalf.

Creator

Dr. G. W. Caldwell

Source

J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
[http://digitalcollections.uncc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p16033coll12/id/118]

Publisher

J. Murrey Atkins Library. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Date

January 25, 1862

Contributor

Brayden Milam

Rights

Public Domain

Language

English

Type

Text

Coverage

United States 19th Century

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Original Format

Paper

Geolocation

Citation

Dr. G. W. Caldwell, “Patterson Family Medical Receipt,” Digital Histories, accessed June 19, 2024, https://digitalhistories.kennesaw.edu/items/show/23.