Finding Aid to the Petitions to Andrew Johnson

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VA 24501
(434) 846-0501
PETITIONS TO ANDREW JOHNSON, 1865
Enclosed are three petitions sent by citizens of Lynchburg, Virginia, and vicinity, to
President Andrew Johnson, requesting him to be more liberal in his amnesty policy.
References are made to the President's Proclamation of 29 May 1865. Typescripts of two
of the petitions are also included.

MS2062

Dublin Core

Title

Finding Aid to the Petitions to Andrew Johnson

Subject

Finding aids
Civil War--amnesty

Description

Finding aid to the Petitions to Andrew Johnson held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

There are three petitions from Lynchburg residents to President Andrew Johnson, requesting him to be more liberal in amnesty to former Confederates following the American Civil War.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Date

2024

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Format

pdf

Language

English

Identifier

JMLMS2062FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.), “Finding Aid to the Petitions to Andrew Johnson,” Digital Collections, accessed June 13, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/786.