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Guide to the James S. Fruit, L.R. Burk, and John L. Blangy deposition MSS.1678

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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

June 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-06-21T14:28-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

James S. Fruit , L.R. Burk, and John L. Blangy deposition

Unit ID:

MSS.1678

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 item)

Dates:

1864 September 3

Abstract:

An 1864 deposition by three Kentucky citizens regarding an attempt to assist an escaped slave cross the Ohio River to join the Union Army.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a deposition by Fruit, Burk, and Blangy, attesting to their attendance at a trial in Henderson County Kentucky on 3 September 1864 in which three men were tried for trying to assist an escaped slave named "Newton," the property of Archibald Dixon, cross the Ohio River and join the Union Army. All three men--J.W. Henderson, G.W. Scott, and Moses Harris--Fruit, Burk, and Blangy attest, "are unconditional Union men."

Processing Information:

Processed by

Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2005

Preferred Citation:

James S. Fruit, L.R. Burk, and John L. Blangy Deposition, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2004

Biographical/Historical note

Kentucky residents, September 1864.

Deposition Box 6476

Box 6476 Folder 35

Deposition of James S. Fruit, L. R. Burk, and John L. Blangly, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/22201