The Resource Certificate of Henry Lithburn, 1793 Nov. 8
- Certificate of Henry Lithburn, 1793 Nov. 8
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- 1793 Nov. 8
- Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations
- Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
- Lewis, Ambrose
- State government records -- Virginia
- Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Afro-Americans
- Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Claims
- African Americans -- Virginia -- 18th century
- Page (ship)
- Contains a certificate of Henry Lithburn, late lieutenant on board the Page Galley, regarding the service of Charles Lewis, a black man, on board the galley as a marine during the Revolutionary War. Lithburn also states that Charles's brother Ambrose Lewis too served on board the same galley. The certificate is signed by A.W. Robert, alderman of Richmond City. The certificate is also signed by C. Copland, witness. Lastly, the certificates is signed by Charles Lewis as having received a certificate for 52 pounds, 15 shillings, and 6 pence for his service
- Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts. (Search Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts as author).
- Biographical or historical data
- Charles Lewis served for three years on board the Page Galley, also known as the Second Row Galley, between 1776 and 1779.
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- Citation source
- Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
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