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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to the 1860s
|Agreement of registry
|22 May 1865
|Orme, William W. (1832-1866)
|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.
|Reconstruction Military History African American History Slavery Freemen Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Labor Government and Civics Emancipation Union Forces Confederate States of America
|Orme, William Ward (1832-1866)
|African Americans; The American Civil War; Slavery & Abolition; Reconstruction
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945