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Association for Procuring Employment for Rebel Deserters Who Have Taken the Oath of Allegiance to the United States Record

 Collection
Identifier: R-0027

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single item: an account book for the Association for Procuring Employment for Rebel Deserters who have taken the Oath of Allegiance to the United States. Contributions by members are listed on 2 pages. The book also contains a circular, which notes the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army has removed the need for the association. The funds collected were instead given to the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon in Philadelphia. The circular is pasted into the book and the following pages are blank. A hand written notation reads, "Mem. Bank Account opened in the Commercial National Bank 30 March 1865 in name of W.M. Tilghman, Treas of the Association [illegible] in full.

Dates

  • 1865

Extent

.10 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

This collection is currently housed off site. Please contact staff at 817-392-7740 or genlhst@fortworthtexas.gov to request this collection and allow 10 business days for transfer.
  • Civil war Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
Association for Procuring Employment for Rebel Deserters Who Have Taken the Oath of Allegiance to the United States Record
Status
Completed
Author
Suzie Diver
Date
October 2011
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Fort Worth Public Library Archives Repository

Contact:
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