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Frederick Hale, 168th NY Infantry, Paperwork
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
Lot of 3 documents relating to Frederick Samuel Hale, 168th NY Vol. Inf., who entered service November 23, 1861 and mustered out June 27, 1865. Includes a U.S. naturalization document stating that Hale appeared in the Court of Common Pleas for the City and County of New York on October 26, 1859 and was granted citizenship, PLUS a document certifying Hale's May 29th, 1860 marriage to Mary Cornelia Gillies at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Brooklyn, signed by the Rector and dated two days later, PLUS a 3pp note on letterhead marked 61 Ann Street, New York, Oct 22nd 1967 addressed to Hale's brother in London, asking him for the biographical information and dates of some of his English ancestors in fill-in-the-blank format.

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All documents show wear and scattered spotting. The naturalization document has separated at a fold and the others are beginning to.
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