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[Letter of Standing for Sarah from Mount Gilead Baptist Church, August 1849]

Description: Letter of standing for Sarah, a "sister of colour," from Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. The letter stated that Sarah held full membership with the church and that she would be dismissed when she joined a church of the same faith.
Date: August 1849
Creator: Mount Gilead Baptist Church
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[The Confederate States Receipt for Time of Service for James L. Cunningham, July, 1862]

Description: The Confederate States of America receipt for time of service for James L. Cunningham. Cunningham served as a lieutenant from May 13 to July 18, 1862. The receipt included the payment he received for his service, his regiment, and a signed statement from Cunningham that verified the information was correct.
Date: 1862-07~
Creator: Confederate States of America
Item Type: Text
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center