Applications of John Herndon

Title: Applications of John Herndon
Creator: John Herndon
Description: These are John Herndon’s applications for compensation from the United States government for the military service of his slaves, Harrison Small and Reubin Herndon. The applications, dated November 19, 1866, include oaths of allegiance to the United States, a power of attorney transfer to Isaac C. Dodge, statements that John Herndon (of Howard County, Missouri) lawfully acquired his slaves, and the signatures of two witnesses and a notary public in Cooper County, Missouri. A note in pencil on the tenth page indicates that the application was rejected. Also included is Harrison Small’s enlistment form, signed and dated November 29, 1863.
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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