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Civil War Amnesty Oath
Wyles SC 8  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Civil War Amnesty Oath,
    Date (inclusive): 1865
    Collection Number: Wyles SC 8
    Creator: Westcott, J. W.
    Extent: .01 linear feet (1 folder)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Vault
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Civil War Amnesty Oath. Wyles SC 8. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

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    Scope and Content of Collection

    One Civil War era printed document, an amnesty oath, signed by J. H. Westcott, stating he will "faithfully defend the Constitution of the United States and the States there-under; and that I will in like manner abide by and support all laws and proclamations which have been made during the existing rebellion with reference to the Emancipation of Slavery" Galveston, Texas, 28 June 1865.