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Lehman Ullman petition and letter

Label
Lehman Ullman petition and letter, 1861
Title
Lehman Ullman petition and letter
Inclusive dates
1861
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Petition, 1861, from the citizens of Charlotte County, Virginia to Governor John Letcher (1813-1884) asking that the state draft all able-bodied free blacks to work on fortifications because they fear that free blacks forced into unemployment by war would become a danger to the safety of the community. Letter, 1 May 1861, from L. (Lehman) Ullman (ca. 1828-1866) of Charlotte County to Governor Letcher discusses the petition
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Biographical or historical data
Lehman Ullman was born in Wertemberg, Germany, and immigrated to Virginia. Settling in Charlotte County, Virginia, he became a merchant. Ullman and his wife Regina had at least 5 children. Ullman died by 26 December 1866, at which time his estate was inventoried for the Charlotte County Court.
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Lehman Ullman petition and letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
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3
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There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Library of Virginia
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001578027
Type of unit
p.

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