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Record Group Number: 900000
Series/Collection Number: M74- 70
Creator: Chaires, Green A., 1827-1902
Title, Dates: Papers, 1865-1866.
Amount: 2.00 item
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Organization/Arrangement: Chronological.
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Biographical/Historical:     Green A. Chaires belonged to the prominent Chaires family of Leon County.  Born in 1827, he was the son of Green Hill and Hannah Hathaway Chaires.  He died in 1902.
Summary:     The collection contains the pardon and amnesty for Green A. Chaires for participation in the Civil War, signed by President Andrew Johnson, September 7, 1865.  It also includes a letter to Green A. Chaires, Tallahassee, from Jefferson Davis, in prison at Fort Monroe, Virginia, April 22, 1866, thanking Chaires for his offer to send Davis money for his comfort.
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Reproduction Note: Photocopies.
Location of Originals/Duplicates: In possession of donor.
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Subject Access Fields: Amnesty United States
Added Entries Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

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