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Guide to the Thomas Cavanagh certificate of exemption from the Civil War draft 1977.543

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Creator: New York (State). Board of Enrollment. 2nd District.
Title: Thomas Cavanagh certificate of exemption from the Civil War draft
Dates: 1863
Abstract: Certificate stating that Thomas Cavanagh of Brooklyn, N.Y. is exempt from the Civil War draft because he found an acceptable substitute to serve in his place. The certificate is issued from the New York State Board of Enrollment, 2nd District, and is signed by Samuel I. Maddox, Provost. It is dated September 24, 1863.
Quantity: 0.01 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0071
Call Phrase: 1977.543
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.