James S. Fruit, L.R. Burk, and John L. Blangy deposition

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Title:James S. Fruit, L.R. Burk, and John L. Blangy deposition

This collection consists of a deposition by Fruit, Burk, and Blangy, attesting to their attendance at a trial in Henderson County Kentucky on 3 September 1864 in which three men were tried for trying to assist an escaped slave named "Newton," the property of Archibald Dixon, cross the Ohio River and join the Union Army. Fruit, Burk, and Blangy attest that all three men - J.W. Henderson, G.W. Scott, and Moses Harris - "are unconditional Union men."

Subjects:African Americans--Kentucky--History--19th century | Fugitive slaves--Kentucky | Kentucky--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Depositions
Institution:W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library (University of Alabama)
Original Material:

James S. Fruit , L.R. Burk, and John L. Blangy deposition, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama.

Rights and Usage:

Collection may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library.

Persistent Link to Item:http://purl.lib.ua.edu/18242