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338 HISTORICAL ANNOTATION

63.3/108.5 pea fowls] A peacock or peahen.
63.9/108.13 rock] A fish that is a variety of the true cod.
63.9/108.14 drums] A name of various American Sciaenoird fishes that have
the power of making a drumming noise.
63.9/108.14 crocus] A freshwater drum fish.
63.9/108.14 terrapin] Any of the various edible North American turtles living
in fresh or brackish water.
63.17/108.25–26 Mr. McDermott] In 1824 Aaron Anthony hired William
McDerrnott to work for Edward Lloyd V. McDermott lived and ate at Anthony's
house at least through the spring of 1825. Aaron Anthony Ledger A, 1790–1818.
folder 94, 42–43, Dodge Collection, MdAA .
63.21 /108.31 French beans] A bean of which the whole young pod is eaten.
64.11/110.7 gigs, phaetons, barouches, sulkeys] A gig is a light two-wheeled
one-horse carriage. A phaeton is a species of four-wheeled open carriage, of light
construction , usually with two seats facing forward. A barouche is a four-wheeled
carriage with a half-head behind that can be raised or let down at pleasure, having
a seat in the front for the driver, and seats inside facing each other. A sulky is a light
two-wheeled carriage or chaise, seated for one person.
65.11/111.32 dyspepsia] A generic term in the nineteenth century for disor-
ders of the digestive organs, especially the stomach, usually involving weakness,
loss of appetite, and depression of spirits.
65.12/111.32 lumbago] A rheumatic affection in the lumbar region .
65.12/111.32 gout] A usually hereditary disease, occurring mainly in male
subjects; characterized by painful inflammation of the smaller joints that often
spreads to the larger joints and the internal organs.
65.16/112.7 "Troubled, like the restless sea."] This phrase and the preceding
prose are perhaps inspired by Isaiah 57, verses 20–21 in particular.
65.20–21/112.13 "old" and "young" Barney] Old Barney was Barnett Samp-
son (c. 1768–?). He was owned by Edward Lloyd V and was the father of Young
Barney, Barnett Bentley (c. 1810–?). He was listed as fifty-five years old in Janu-
ary 1824. Return Book, 1 January 1824, Land Papers—Maintenance of Property,
Land Volume 39, reel 10, Lloyd Family Papers, MdHi.
65.24/112.18 farrier] One who both shoes horses and treats their ailments.
65.24/112.19 ostler] Variant of hostler, one who attends horses at an inn; a sta-
bleman, a groom.
65.25/112.19 lampers] Lamers, or lampas, is an equine disease that manifests
as a congestion of the mucous membrane in the hard palate of the mouth.
65.38–39/113.7 Nicholson, Winder and Lownes] Joseph Nicholson. Edward
S. Winder, and Charles Lowndes.
67.3/115.3 Wilks] William Wilks (c. 1791–?) was a slave of Edward Lloyd
V. Sometime in the first half of the 1830s he purchased his freedom and moved to
Baltimore, where he worked as a general laborer and resided on Lexington Street.

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