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Reverend J. O. Miller letter to the Honorable Adam M. Glossbenner

 Collection — Box: BW 8, Folder: 1 [X031589300]
Identifier: MSS 16189

Scope and Contents

Reverend J. O. Miller (living in York, Pennsylvania) letter to his congressman, the Honorable Adam M. Glossbrenner, 1866, 0.03 cubic feet, concerning damage done by the Union troops to the Winchester German Reformed church. Also included are four affidavits documenting the damage with testimony signed by George F. Miller, Isaac Kline (Frederick County), Thomas Hewel (Winchester), John W. Gain, Brison Luther, George Diffendorfer, and J. B. T. Reid (Mayor of Winchester). The letter and affidavits show the struggles regarding private property of private individuals with the government during and immediately following the Civil War.

Dates

  • 1866

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a document box BW 8.)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from Jordan Antiques & Antiquarian Books by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on July 22, 2016.
Title
Reverend J. O. Miller letter
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
5/15/17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States