Judg Shacklford [William Rodes Shackelford] from S.C. Carrier
Title: Judg Shacklford [William Rodes Shackelford] from S.C. Carrier
Description: Carrier talks about his family being quarantined for smallpox and asked the judge to send him money to help them out while they "are pend up & can't git out."
"May 17, 1913
Big Hill Ky
my famley is all got the small pox but me & i am likley to bee don eny time. we hav stud by yew & helpt yew all we cood & know i need help. i wont yew to send me fifty dollars to help us out at onest while we ar pend up & cant get out & cant do nuthen. pleas dont neglect. this is ever your friend.
Source: Madison County, Kentucky Court Records