The Resource Harper's Ferry Fund accounts and receipts

Harper's Ferry Fund accounts and receipts

Label
Harper's Ferry Fund accounts and receipts, 1860-1861
Title
Harper's Ferry Fund accounts and receipts
Inclusive dates
1860-1861
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • These records are part of Auditor of Public Accounts. Administration of State Government: Funds - Harpers Ferry Fund
  • Contains accounts and receipts for payments of expenses, 1860-1861
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts (1776-1928) (Search as Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts (1776-1928))
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Biographical or historical data
In 1859, John Brown and a band of followers captured the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, but were themselves captured by Virginia forces commanded by Robert E. Lee. In 1860 the General Assembly passed several acts authorizing the payment of expenses incurred during the Harpers Ferry raid. The secretary of the commonwealth, auditor of public accounts, and adjutant general were appointed commissioners to settle accounts.
Citation location within source
entry no. 145
Citation source
Auditor of Public Accounts inventory
Label
Harper's Ferry Fund accounts and receipts
Arrangement
Chronological.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2.75
Immediate source of acquisition
Harper's Ferry Fund accounts and receipts, 1860-1861,
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000484665
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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