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Andrew Jackson Medicine Receipt, 1818 November 17-December 7

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: This receipt lists the medicines that General Andrew Jackson purchased from Dr. M. Allen for his slaves and their children. Jackson has penned Marathon across the top, indicating that he was in Marathon, Alabama at the time. The medicines listed are Feb. gutta (a fever drop), Tinct Muria Ferri (a cure for erysipelas), Pulv. Rhei (a laxative), and Cort. Peruv. (Peruvian bark used to cure childbed fever). The receipt is signed as paid in full by Wm. W. Crawford, who handled many of Jackson's...
Dates: 1818 November 17-December 7