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Collection Reference Number GLC04522.07
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Agreement of registry
Date 22 May 1865
Author Orme, William W. (1832-1866)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Signed by Orme and Isham G. Bailey; and by John C. Holland as a witness. Approved by C.C. Washburne as major general commanding and by his AAG, Major [W.H. Mayer?], brevet brigadier general. Bailey registers his plantation in an agreement made with Special Treasury Agent Orme regarding "abandoned and confiscable lands and the employment and general welfare of Freedmen." Accompanied by a 7-page print document, "Freedmen: regulations of the Secretary of the Treasury…Providing for the Employment and General Welfare of all Persons within the Lines of National Military Occupation with Insurrectionary States, formerly held as Slaves, who are or shall become free." With 5-cent revenue stamp. Partially printed.
Subjects Reconstruction  Military History  African American History  Slavery  Freemen  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Labor  Government and Civics  Emancipation  Union Forces  Confederate States of America  
People Orme, William Ward (1832-1866)  
Place written Memphis, Tennessee
Theme African Americans; The American Civil War; Slavery & Abolition; Reconstruction
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945