Jacobs, Hetty & Others: Petition, Richmond City
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Doctor Carter says his bill for attendance on Susan and one of the Children that was sick when they reached here is about twenty Dollars, and but for his attendance, he thinks the Child would have been lost. The Woman Susan is now confined to the House - from ulcers on the legs, Doctor Carters says her complaint is the remains of a Venereal disease, which hath become fixed in the Body and cannot be removed without a course of [Sativatioun?] - and perhaps not even by it. If you think it advisable to employ a ph[ys]ician to attend to her, advise accordingly[.] Martin Dawson