Title: Evidence Relating to the Petition of Patsy Jordan and Addison Webster, 30 July 1862
Date: July 30, 1862
Source Text: A microfilm reproduction of the original document held at the National Archives and Records Administration, Microcopy 520, Reel 6. The original document is held in the Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, 1775–1978, National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 217.6.5.
Within the National Archives' Archival Description Catalog, see ARC Identifier 4644616 / MLR Number A1 347 (http://arcweb.archives.gov).
Civil War Washington ID: cww.01040
servants of Frances B. Gibson
John F. Chinn—servants belonged to Mrs Gibson. Patsy lived in Alex 5 years—Came here last Christmas—Could not get home—was hired out in Alexa to Mr Dixon—Dont know whether Mrs Gibson knew she was coming. she knew she was here. Mrs Gibson hired girl out in Alexa.
Sandy Alexander. Mrs Gibson knew John Chin was [here?] Patsy was hired out in Alxa 5 years—but last Christmas came here and has been here ever since but whether Mrs Gibson knew she was here I dont know
Henry A. [Luxin?] know servant was hired to my brother [M A Luxin?] of Alx for year she served her time out Dont know that she was here 16 Apl 1862 by consent of her master. expiration of time she was discharged, she could not get to her mistress she had an infant at the time she left my brothers
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Janel Cayer, Elizabeth Lorang, and Kenneth J. Winkle.