The Resource Rewards for the arrest of criminals, : certificates

Rewards for the arrest of criminals, : certificates

Label
Rewards for the arrest of criminals, : certificates, 1859-1860
Title
Rewards for the arrest of criminals,
Title remainder
certificates
Inclusive dates
1859-1860
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • These records are part of Auditor of Public Accounts. Disbursements to Localities and Individuals: Local Government Expenses - Bounties and Rewards
  • Two cases are documented: the capture of Edward Hazlet, alias William Harrison, a fugitive from the Harpers Ferry raid, captured in Carlisle, Pa. by M. W. Hauser; and the delivery of the body of Walter S. Land by Thomas Wright, to Baltimore, for a $100 reward paid by the mayor and reimbursed by the auditor, since Land was murdered by Benjamin F. Flanagan
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts (1776-1928). (Search Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts (1776-1928) as author).
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Biographical or historical data
Section 13, chapter 45 of the 1849 CODE OF VIRGINIA allowed the payment of rewards for services rendered or expenses incurred in the arrest of criminals. The series consists of certificates authenticating the informer's right to a reward.
Cataloging source
Vi
Citation location within source
entry no. 690
Citation source
Auditor of Public Accounts inventory
Label
Rewards for the arrest of criminals, : certificates
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
Rewards for the arrest of criminals, certificates, 1859-1860,
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000485129
Type of unit
items.

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