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|Named Person:||William Blackstone Nott; Pierce Mason Butler|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Blackstone Nott
|Other Titles:||William Blackstone Nott papers
Entries indicate that Nott performed a variety of procedures on both white residents and those enslaved by them, including setting broken bones, treating lacerations, lancing abscesses, pulling teeth, letting blood, and administering emetics, cathartics, cough mixtures, blister plasters, and quinine and opium pills.
Numerous visits were made to the Nesbitt Manufacturing Company, an iron-manufacturing facility located near the now abandoned town of Cooperville in present day Cherokee County, S.C., to treat African-American slaves working for the company. Of interest also is an entry, Oct. 1838, recording an account with Governor Pierce Mason Butler that documents Nott's involvement with the South Carolina Jockey Club.
- Nott, William Blackstone, -- 1795-1864 -- Correspondence.
- Butler, Pierce Mason, -- 1798-1847 -- Correspondence.
- Nesbitt Manufacturing Company (Union County, S.C.).
- Coopersville Iron Works (Spartanburg County, S.C.).
- Iron-works -- South Carolina -- Spartanburg County -- History -- 19th century.
- Physicians -- South Carolina -- Union County.
- Slaves -- South Carolina -- Social conditions.
- Slave labor -- South Carolina -- Spartanburg County.
- Spartanburg County (S.C.) -- Industries -- History -- 19th century.
- Spartanburg County (S.C.) -- Social conditions.
- Union County (S.C.) -- Social conditions.