Slavery in the United States
[Text] James Hick’s Reclaiming Land From the Freedmen’s Bureau in 1865


“Duplicate No. 22 United States of America, United States District Court, District of Virginia, Clerk’s Office Norfolk, Va., s.s. I, James Hicks, of the county of Elizabeth City, State of Virginia, do solemnly swear or affirm in presence of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support, protect, and defend … Continue reading