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Guide to the Richard Beverly and Louis Wimpelberg power of attorney document 1977.508

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Beverly, Richard
Title: Richard Beverly and Louis Wimpelberg power of attorney document
Dates: 1866
Abstract: Power of attorney document appointing Louis Wimpelberg the attorney of Richard Beverly, and granting Wimpelberg the power in Beverly's stead to collect from Reuben Case of Brooklyn, N.Y. all money that may be due Beverly for the taking of the “Mobile” (meaning Mobile Bay, AL) by the U.S.S. Lackawanna during the Civil War. The document is dated January 4, 1866.
Quantity: 0.01 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0071
Call Phrase: 1977.508
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Beverly, Richard
  • Case, Reuben
  • Wimpelberg, Louis

Subject Organizations

  • Confederate States of America. Navy.
  • U.S.S. Lackawanna.
  • United States. Navy.

Subject Topics

  • Power of attorney -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Mobile Bay (Ala.)
  • United States |x History |y Civil War, 1861-1865 |x Naval operations

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Richard Beverly and Louis Wimpelberg power of attorney document, 1977.508, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Ralph K. Jacobs, 1950.

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