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James Shop papers

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2021-0010

Content Description

This collection consist of two documents related to John Shop, a freedman from Connecticut. One item is a Connecticut pay-table committee document authorizing payment to Shop for his army service. This was signed by James Hart, dated December 15, 1870, in Hartford, Connecticut. The other is a one page letter certifying Shop's service in the 2nd Regiment of the Connecticut line of the Continental Army. In the letter he is identified as a freedman from the town of Woodbury. Marked with Mr. Shop's "X" dated September 25, 1780.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased 11 December 2020.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Dates

  • 1780

Extent

0.04 Cubic Feet (1 legal sized folder)

Inventory

2 items