I had the scurvy so bad in Victoria Texas that I had to drink vinegar. My teeth began getting loose, and the gums to shrink soon after I came home and the teeth have dropped out one by one until I have only 6 stumps of teeth left, and they do not amount to anything.
This deposition was contained in Emerson's pension file which was located at the National Archives. The image used in this post was created from a digital scan made of the original deposition.
But it was interesting to learn about Emerson's teeth--that's an image one doesn't even get from photographs during this time period as mouths in pictures from this era are usually closed.