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Harpers Ferry, Virginia 31st Dec. 1859 I attended, as Physician, Ary, the female negro slave of Mr. John H. Allstadt. She is the mother of "Ben" another of his slaves, who died in jail. She was taken sick soon after she returned from Charlestown, in the jail of which town, she was employed in nursing her son Ben. Her disease, of which she died, was Typhoid Fever, running its course to death in ten days. I conscientiously believe, and hereby certify, that the said woman's sickness and death were referrible alone to distress and