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R. M. Peoples Loyalty Oath, 1865 November 22

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection:

R. M. Peoples, a Sullivan County farmer, wrote a loyalty oath to the State of Tennessee and to the United States that he would abide by the laws under the Constitution, the laws made during the Civil War (1861-1865), and the promises of the Emancipation Proclamation (1863). The document contains a stamp or certificate for five cents from the U.S. Internal Revenue with George Washington’s face printed upon it.

Dates: 1865 November 22