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Scope and Contents Dr. J. Rhett Motte was a surgeon in the U.S. Army and these are a few papers written by him. In this collection is his commission as assistant surgeon of the 16th Regiment Infantry, 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, So. Carolina Militia, dated 1846. In 1842 he was at Ft. Gibson, Indian Territory, and an account book kept by him at that time is also included here. Interesting item: Probably the most important document is a journal kept in the summer of 1836 on a journey from Charleston,...
Dates: 1836 - 1846