Title: Evidence Relating to the Petition of Cecilia Watts, 22 July 1862
Date: July 22, 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.01068
Servant of Dennis B. Blacklock
Isabella T [Turpin?]. know servant as Mr Blacklock for a year past. was here on 16 Apl—Master went off and left her. he went with his family from Alexandria and went to Richmond. Mrs Blacklocks aunt and sister in law still in Alexandria have made no claim.
Servant says her master went off with his family on Friday morning that Ellsworth was Killed and said he must go and you must take care of yourself. I came up to Washington & hired out I go down frequently to Alexandria & see masters family. glad to see me. never claimed me
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Janel Cayer, Elizabeth Lorang, and Kenneth J. Winkle.