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Royal (Captain William) Journal and Account Book
SC.WRJ  
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Captain William Royal Journal and Account Book
    Creator: Royal, William
    Identifier/Call Number: SC.WRJ
    Extent: 0.20 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1867-1883
    Abstract: Captain William Royal was a local official in southeast Georgia from the mid-1860s to mid-1880s. He kept a journal and account book in which he detailed his work with the African-American and white communities in the immediate aftermath of the US Civil War. He writes about attending a meeting for the establishment of a school for African-American children, and attending other meetings of local African-Americans. He also traveled around the region, especially to Blackshear in Pierce County, Georgia, but also to Waresboro, Coffee County, and Savannah, among other locations, to hear complaints regarding illegal bondage of African Americans following the war, and other matters.
    Language of Material: English

    Biographical Information:

    Captain William Royal was a local official in Georgia from the mid1860s to mid-1880s.

    Scope and Contents

    Captain William Royal was a local official in southeast Georgia from the mid-1860s to mid-1880s. He kept a journal and account book in which he detailed his work with the African-American and white communities in the immediate aftermath of the US Civil War. He writes about attending a meeting for the establishment of a school for African-American children, and attending other meetings of local African-Americans. He also traveled around the region, especially to Blackshear in Pierce County, Georgia, but also to Waresboro, Coffee County, and Savannah, among other locations, to hear complaints regarding illegal bondage of African Americans following the war, and other matters.

    Electronic Format:

    Digital reproductions of items in this collection are available electronically as a part of the Slavery and the Law   project.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

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    For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.