Jacob Cassel Papers, 1865-1881 (Ms2008-086)

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Title

Jacob Cassel Papers, 1865-1881 (Ms2008-086)

Subject

Civil War
Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Description

The Jacob Cassel Papers stem from the business, social, and ideological activities of a landowner from Smyth County, Virginia, in the nineteenth century. Materials include various tax/compensatory receipts, contracts, an account concerning the board of a horse, the specifications for a church, and an oath of allegiance signed after the Civil War. An interesting document allowing Cassel the use of a patented beehive also appears.

Abstract

Papers from a nineteenth-century Smyth County, Virginia, landholder pertaining to his business, community involvement, and the Civil War. Includes a signed oath of allegiance from 1865.

Creator

Jacob Cassel

Source

Date

1865/1881

Language

English

Identifier

Ms2008_086_CasselJacob_

Bibliographic Citation

Jacob Cassel Papers, Ms2008-086 - Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

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