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Proof of ownership of Robert Jennifer

Description

A "Proof of Ownership" form stating that Joseph H. Jones of Saint Mary's County, Maryland, "was the owner of Robert Jennifer (a man of African descent) at the time of his enlistment...in the 9th Regiment United States Colored Troops." The form is signed by Jones and two witnesses, J. J. Redman and James H. Alvey, in addition to a magistrate and clerk.

Date

1865-06-10

Language(s)

English

Collection Number

MS 1860

Dimensions

8.5 x 14 inches

Extent

1 page

Resource ID

12233

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.