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Mrs. Dennis Berry Freedom certificate

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589320]
Identifier: MSS 16218

Scope and Contents

Mrs. Dennis Berry Freedom certificate, Shenandoah County, dated 1825, consists of 0.03 cubic feet and is a handwritten statement made before a justice of the peace, stating that Samuel Few has made an oath that he has been a long time acquaintance of the wife of Dennis Berry and that to his knowledge she is a free women, and is signed by Sam Woodstock.

Dates

  • 1825

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a document box BW 9.)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from Jerry Showalter by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on September 21, 2016.
Title
Mrs. Dennis Berry Freedom certificate
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
5/18/17
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