The Resource Ebenezer Roper papers

Ebenezer Roper papers

Label
Ebenezer Roper papers, 1849-1851
Title
Ebenezer Roper papers
Inclusive dates
1849-1851
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1849-1851, of Ebenezer Roper (b. ca. 1820) of Richmond, Virginia, consisting of a certificate for section 7 in the Union Burying (Burial) Ground, an African American cemetery in Richmond; letter of recommendation, 19 March 1850, from John H. Hillyard (Hilliard) and J. Goddin recommending Roper as a plasterer; and a Free Black certificate, 10 March 1851, for Roper from the Richmond Hustings Court. Hillyard testified to Roper's status as a free man
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Ebenezer Roper (b. ca. 1820) was a free African American residing in Richmond, Virginia. He worked as a plasterer.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Ebenezer Roper papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Manning, Charles B., Mrs.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001616194
Type of unit
leaves

Library Locations

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