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John Early Confederate Army Receipt for the Work of Fletcher, an Enslaved Person

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-037

Scope and Content

This collection contains a partially printed receipt for slave labor delivered to Chief Engineer Lt. Col. William H. Stevens in charge of Confederate fortifications outside of Richmond, Virginia, on November 11, 1862. The receipt notes that Stevens received one enslaved person by the name of Fletcher from John Early.

Dates

  • November 11, 1862

Language of Materials

Materials in this collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for 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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Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection contains a partially printed receipt for slave labor delivered to Chief Engineer Lt. Col. William H. Stevens in charge of Confederate fortifications outside of Richmond, Virginia, on November 11, 1862. The receipt notes that Stevens received one enslaved person by the name of Fletcher from John Early.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by type of material.

Source of Acquisition

The John Early Confederate Army Receipt for the Work of Fletcher, an Enslaved Person was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in 2014.

Existence and Location of Copies

The collection has been digitized and is available online.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the John Early Confederate Army Receipt for the Work of Fletcher, an Enslaved Person 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, arrangement, and description of the John Early Confederate Army Receipt for the Work of Fletcher, an Enslaved Person was completed in September 2015.

Title
John Early Confederate Army Receipt for the Work of Fletcher, an Enslaved Person, November 11, 1862
Status
Completed
Author
Ryan Mair, Student Assistant
Date
2015 (CC0 1.0)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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