Suffering from Measels [sic] followed by Scurvy, 2 months
“ “ Scurvy 2 ½ months improving
“ “ Scurvy 3 “ “
Shot in right arm in attempting to escape healed, but crippled for life
Shot in right thigh by buckshot in attempting to escape, healed, but crippled for life
The remarks opposite each man’s name are answers to questions
put to them by me, and in the main I presume to be correct.
what these men now need are tonics, acids, frequent bathing
and good vegetable diet. It takes a long time to get Scurvy out
of the system when badly affected as some of these men
J.K.P. Campbell, Statement of present conditions and facts relating to returned convicts, 1875. Superintendent/Inspector, Reports, Records Relating to the Penitentiary, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.