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Register of Patients, Hilton Head, SC Hospital, 1865-1868

Within Roll 84 of South Carolina Freedmen's Bureau records is a register of patients at the hospital at Hilton Head, SC. The register records the date of treatment, name of patient and ailment. Although there are column headings for race, age and gender, the...

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Jane McNele Seeks Custody of Her Children, Columbia, TX, 1868

Sub Office Duncans Plantation Office Sub Asst Com Columbia July 7 1868 Jim Wadkins (fmc) on Jordans Plant. Sir Jane McNele (fw) complains that you have her children and will not give them up. You will deliver them to her when she applies or sends for them and have...

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A Freedman’s Quest to Unite His Family, Salisbury, NC

Mr. A Miller Aug 18 Sir, You will let the bearer Mark(?) have his wife Charlot and her two children Poley and William (colored) to take to the plantation of Mr. Stokes. You will furnish them with provisions enough to last until January 1866. I shall expect you to do...

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