The Resource Albemarle County (Va.) affidavits pertaining to the military enlistment of Thomas Baber by Meriwether Lewis

Albemarle County (Va.) affidavits pertaining to the military enlistment of Thomas Baber by Meriwether Lewis

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Albemarle County (Va.) affidavits pertaining to the military enlistment of Thomas Baber by Meriwether Lewis, 1798 Sep
Title
Albemarle County (Va.) affidavits pertaining to the military enlistment of Thomas Baber by Meriwether Lewis
Inclusive dates
1798 Sep
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Language
eng
Summary
Albemarle County (Va.) affidavits pertaining to the military enlistment of Thomas Baber by Meriwether Lewis, 1798 Sep. The collection contains the affidavit of Susannah Baber stating that her son, age 17, was restrained of his liberty in the town of Charlottesville by Lewis under the pretense of his having enlisted as a soldier in the armies of the United States; a summons for Lewis to present Thomas Baber in court, and the affidavit of Lewis stating he enlisted Baber in the U.S. army
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Biographical or historical data
  • Albemarle County was named for William Anne Keppel, second earl of Albemarle and governor of the Virginia colony from 1737 to 1754. It was formed from Goochland County in 1744, and part of Louisa County and certain islands in the Fluvanna River, now called the James, were added later.
  • Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809) served in the military, as private secretary to President Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), commander of the Lewis and Clark expedition, and as governor of Louisiana territory. He died 17 October 1809 in Tennessee either by suicide or murder.
Cataloging source
Vi
Language note
Contains one document written in Italian
Location of other archival material
Additional Albemarle County (Va.) court records can be found on microfilm at The Library of Virginia web site. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm."
Label
Albemarle County (Va.) affidavits pertaining to the military enlistment of Thomas Baber by Meriwether Lewis
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Albemarle County
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Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
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001595727
Terms governing use
Serve photocopies.
Type of unit
p.

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