A Guide to the R. J. Davis Pass, 1862 Davis, R. J. Ms2013-069

R. J. Davis Pass, 1862

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2013-069


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Processed by: Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2013-069
Title
R. J. Davis Pass, 1862
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Griswold (?), E.
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of signed Confederate States of America pass for R. (Robert?) J. Davis, dated May 9, 1862.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from R. J. Davis Pass must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: R. J. Davis Pass, Ms2013-069, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The R. J. Davis Pass was acquired by Special Collections prior to 2006.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the R. J. Davis Pass was completed in September 2013.


Scope and Content

The collection consists of signed Confederate States of America pass for R. (Robert?) J. Davis, dated May 9, 1862. The pass grants Davis permission to travel to and from the Richmond area for 60 days, providing he not share any information that would be potentially "injurious to the Confederate States of America." The pass is signed by the provost marshal (E. Griswald?). The verso side includes Davis' signature of allegiance to the CSA.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Davis, R. J.
  • Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • Confederate States of America
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Contents List

Folder 1
Pass, 1862