[Statement of Oath, December 1, 1864]

Description:

Documentation of an oath sworn at Kelley's Creek, West Virginia, by Mrs. Patten and her daughters, stating: "We Mrs. Nancy Patten, Miss Amanda Patten, Miss Mary Patten, Miss Alice Patten - Do most solemnly promise and swear that in passing through the National lines, into the so called Confe-derate States, We will give no informati-on regarding the position of troops wit-hin these lines, nor any other of like contraband character, also that we will not take any packages or letters except those examined, approved, and delivered to me by the Military Authorities - & We furthermore find ourselves to remain outsi-de the National lines - during the war. So help us God."

Creator(s):
Creation Date: December 1864
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Date(s):
  • Creation: December 1864
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Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
1864~  
Description:

Documentation of an oath sworn at Kelley's Creek, West Virginia, by Mrs. Patten and her daughters, stating: "We Mrs. Nancy Patten, Miss Amanda Patten, Miss Mary Patten, Miss Alice Patten - Do most solemnly promise and swear that in passing through the National lines, into the so called Confe-derate States, We will give no informati-on regarding the position of troops wit-hin these lines, nor any other of like contraband character, also that we will not take any packages or letters except those examined, approved, and delivered to me by the Military Authorities - & We furthermore find ourselves to remain outsi-de the National lines - during the war. So help us God."

Physical Description:

[1] p. ; 30 x 20 cm.

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Source: Military Headquarters, New York.
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Series Title: Hamilton K. Redway Family papers, 1825-1916
Partner:
UNT Archives
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 25079248 |
  • CALL-NO: HM. 57
  • UNTCAT: b1038507 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: HKR_1995-006-003
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth186324
Resource Type: Legal Document
Format: Text