Tag Archives: Sequestration

20 May 1863: “…was recovered against him by the Confederate States…”

Item Description: A legal document describing the seizure of assets belonging to Thomas J. Judkins of Warren County by the Confederate government. More About This Item: The papers of Joseph Ramsey, a lawyer living in Rocky Mount, N.C., include documents relating to … Continue reading

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25 November 1861: “Any person wilfully failing to do so will be guilty of high misdemeanor, and liable to be indicted, convicted, fined and imprisoned…”

Item description: The Wilmington Daily Journal of 25 November 1861 had this “Sequestration Notice.” In it, DuBrutz Cutlar, who had been appointed “Receiver for the District composed of the counties of New Hanover, Brunswick, Columbus, Bladen, Robeson and Richmond,” made … Continue reading

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