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Guide to the Willis H. Gibson letter of appointment MSS.0568

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-04-16T20:19-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

April 2013
Collection Title:

Willis H. Gibson letter of appointment

Unit ID:

MSS.0568

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 item)

Dates:

1850 June 28

Abstract:

Letter dated 28 June 1850 from the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, appointing Gibson as a U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Alabama

creator

United States. Dept. of the Interior. Office of the Secretary .

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a letter dated 28 June 1850 from the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, appointing Gibson to a four-year term as Marshal of the United States for the Northern District of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

1992?

Preferred Citation:

Willis H. Gibson letter of appointment, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Biographical/Historical note

In 1850, WIllis H. Gibson was a resident of Courtland, Alabama, and a U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Alabama.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Processing Information:

Processed By

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Source(s)

Gibson, Willis H. (local)

United States. Marshals Service. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Alabama (localbroad)

Alabama--History--1819-1950 (lcsh)

Alabama--Politics and government (lcsh)

Government, Law and Politics (localbroad)

United States. Marshals Service--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment (lcsh)

Letter Box 3434