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|Abstract||Letters to William F. Henderson, physician of Williamsboro, N.C., from friends, a patient, and business associates. Two letters are from physicians asking that Henderson practice medicine with them; two others concern leasing slaves from Henderson.|
|Creator||Henderson, William F., circa 1800-1860.|
|Curatorial Unit||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.|
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An extensive search of likely sources turned up no biographical information on William F. Henderson. From the letters it can be deduced that he was a practicing physician in Williamsboro, Granville (now Vance) County, North Carolina. Since these papers were originally collected by Professor Archibald Henderson, it is probable that William F. Henderson was connected with Professor Henderson's family, also from the Williamsboro area, but no clear relationship has been established.Back to Top
Letters to William F. Henderson, 1828 to 1857, from friends, a patient, and business associates. Three letters are from former classmates, two of which suggest he set up practice with them. There are also two brief letters from a man wishing to lease Henderson's slaves.Back to Top
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