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Robinson to Boteler: Deed of Gift of Negroe Betsy

Description: Text in which Alexander Robinson transfers ownership of a slave named Betsy to his son-in-law, Henry Boteler. Robinson is noted as residing in Baltimore, Maryland, while Boteler is from Shepherds Town, Virginia. Betsy is approximately sixteen years old.
Date: July 15, 1917
Creator: Robinson, Alexander
Partner: Coleman Public Library

[Ordnance Voucher, July, 1865]

Description: Ordnance voucher turned over from H. K. Kertney, Captain 1st NY Veteran's Company, to W. M. Young, ordnance officer in Gallipolis, West Virginia. The regiment was mustered out of service and ordered away before a receipt could be obtained.
Date: July 1865
Creator: Kertney, H. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General court martial order, January 31, 1865]

Description: By order of the Secretary of War, E. D. Townsend, this general court martial order No.43 states that Captain Henry W. Scott would be released and returned to duty. Scott's trial was held without authority and the proceedings were considered "null and void." The order is signed by the acting adjutant general, but his signature is illegible. The date and location of Capt. Scott's trial is stated in the order.Scott was part of the 1st Veteran New York Cavalry.
Date: January 31, 1865
Creator: War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections