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An account of Dr. James Chamberlain for the vaccination of slaves owned by the estate of Adam Gordon in Claiborne County, Mississippi, attached to a deposition dated October 29, 1836. Adam Gordon was paymaster of the Fifth Regiment, Mississippi Militia, during the War of 1812. He owned fifteen slaves by 1820. Adam Gordon died on August 25, 1836, and his wife Aletheia died on August 28, 1844, leaving the 2,400 acre "Woodland" plantation to their granddaughter Eugenia A. Calhoun.
"Doctor's account for services to slaves, Claiborne County, Mississippi, 1836" (2021). Documents. 5.