Application of James R. Eshill

Title: Application of James R. Eshill
Creator: James R. Eshill
Description: This is James R. Eshill’s application for compensation from the United States government for the military service of his slave, Allen. The application, dated November 9, 1866, includes an oath of allegiance to the United States, a power of attorney transfer to Isaac C. Dodge, and a statement that Eshill, of Howard County, Missouri, lawfully purchased his slave. The application is signed by four witnesses and a notary public in Cooper County, Missouri.
Date original: November 9, 1866
Owning organization: National Archives at Kansas City
Document Type: legal_document
Organization location: For more information on using this image, contact the National Archives at Kansas City at: 400 W. Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108, Phone: (816) 268-8000, E-mail: kansascity.archives@nara.gov Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the the National Archives at Kansas City. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the National Archives at Kansas City.
Page Type: Digital Repository Object
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