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Label
Commission, 1781 Feb. 1
Title
Commission
Inclusive dates
1781 Feb. 1
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Copy of commission, 1 February 1781, to Berryman Green (1754-1825) as assistant deputy quartermaster for the state of Virginia during the American Revolution. Copy was made and noterized in September 1824
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Biographical or historical data
Berryman Green was born 31 January 1753 or 1754 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, to Thomas Green (ca. 1725-ca. 1799) and Lucy Davis Green (ca. 1735-1785). Green's family moved to Prince Edward County, Virginia, and in 1769, he was apprenticed to the court clerk of Charlotte County, Virginia. In 1776, Green enlisted in Henry Lee's (1756-1818) command, then received an appointment as quartermaster for General George Washington's (1732-1799) staff. In 1781, Green was appointed an assistant deputy quartermaster for the state of Virginia. After the war, Green lived in Westmoreland County, then moved to Halifax County, Virginia in 1787 where he became a planter. Green represented Halifax County in the House of Delegates in 1796. Green married first Anne Pritchard (d. 1787) of Pennsylvania in 1799, and they had five children. He married second Nancy Terry (1758 or 1763-1836) of Halifax County 6 January 1789), and they had six children. Green died in Halifax County 14 September 1825, and was buried in the Terry family cemetery there.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Berryman Green Papers, 1777-1818 (LVA accession 29938).
Label
Commission
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Dabney, Virginius, Mrs.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000493853
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves

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