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John Dougherty Pay Voucher

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-055

Scope and Content

This collection contains a single voucher made payable to John Dougherty, likely for militia service. The voucher is said to be from Wythe County, Virginia, though it bears no markings placing it there. The voucher reads in full: "No. 3776--I certify that there is due to John Dougherty the sum of twenty one Dollars 70/100 being for twenty three + half days service at nine pounds pr month C. C. July 30th 1796 [signed] Jas Thompson." Dougherty's signature on the reverse side indicates that he received the amount due him.

Dates

  • 1796

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials.

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Biographical / Historical

No further definite record of this John Dougherty could be found. A John Dougherty (or Daugherty) appears in the 1810 census as a resident of Wythe County.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Pay voucher for John Dougherty, likely for militia service, signed by James Thompson.

Source of Acquisition

The John Dougherty Pay Voucher was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in 1988.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the John Dougherty Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing and description of the John Dougherty Pay Voucher commenced and was completed in April, 2021.

Title
John Dougherty Pay Voucher, 1796
Status
Completed
Author
John M. Jackson
Date
2021 (CC0 1.0)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2020-08-24: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags
  • 2021-03-25: LM Rozema added missing notes for an unprocessed collection, added FA title and filing titles, added FA date from EAD, and added component with instances previously attached to collection level.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308