About the Collection
This collection consists of plantation account books, medical journals, medical account books, a time book and letters for Dr. Arthur Belin Flagg and Dr. Joshua John Ward Flagg for plantations in Georgetown County, South Carolina between the years 1792-1926. The medical journals and medical account books had been used to record the medical treatment and fees of numerous plantation families, enslaved men, women and children and a brief record of the medical treatment of soldiers in 1862. Other journals and accounts include records of farming, plantation laborers, financial information for Brookgreen plantation and lecture notes on Syphilis. Letters sent to Dr. Arthur Belin Flagg and Dr. Joshua John Ward Flagg were comprised of requests for medical treatment or medicines.