Davis, R. J. Pass

R. J. Davis Pass, 1862 Ms.2013.069


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Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2013.069
Title
R. J. Davis Pass,1862
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01253.xml
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 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

Use Restrictions

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

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Confederate States of America
  • Davis, R. J.
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Container List

folder 1
Pass,
1862