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Collection Reference Number GLC01896.155
From Archive Folder Archive of Confederate naval operations: Va. volunteer navy, Tredegar Iron Works 
Title History and provenance of the Jeffery family seal
Date n.d.
Document Type Miscellany
Content Description A note that once accompanied the Jeffery family seal containing the history and provenance of the seal. Includes short anecdote about a Mr. Jeffery who was captured in the War of 1812 while wearing the family seal. The British officer in command, who also was named Jeffery, recognized the seal as his own and granted the former his freedom. The seal is housed separately from the note.
Subjects War of 1812  Genealogy  Military History  Prisoner of War  Global History and Civics  
People Jeffery, Aaron (fl. 1855-1900)  Jeffery, Richard W. (fl. 1855-1899)  
Place written s.l.
Theme Children & Family; War of 1812
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945