Today’s Document from the National Archives

Document for February 7th:
Certificate of Matrimony for Joseph and Mary Province of Nashville, Tennessee


Certificate of Matrimony for Joseph and Mary Province of Nashville, Tennessee

Certificate of Matrimony for Joseph and Mary Province of Nashville, Tennessee, 02/26/1866 (National Archives Identifier: 595017); Freedmen's Marriage Certificates, 1865 - 1869; Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1861 - 1879; Record Group 105; National Archives.

Established in the years following the Civil War, the War Department's Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands-generally known as the Freedmen's Bureau-provided assistance to tens of thousands of former slaves making the transition from slavery to freedom.
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Treaty of Alliance with France

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