University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Thomas Clark Oath, 1869



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Clark, Thomas.
Title: Clark, Thomas, oath
Dates: 1869
Abstract: The Thomas Clark Oath, 1869, attests to Clark’s citizenship of Henderson County, Texas, and swears that he never engaged in insurrection, rebellion, or civil war against the United States of America.
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Thomas Clark lived in Henderson County, Texas, and signed a loyalty oath and voter registration in 1869.


Scope and Contents

The Thomas Clark Oath, 1869, attests to Clark’s citizenship of Henderson County, Texas, and swears that he never engaged in insurrection, rebellion, or civil war against the United States of America. The back of the oath is a voter registration for Clark. County Registrar W. A. Borthwick signed both sides.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Clark, Thomas -- Archives.
Borthwick, W. A.
Subjects
Voter registration -- Texas -- 19th century.
Loyalty oaths -- United States -- 19th century.
Places
Henderson County (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas Clark Oath, 1869, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2C449 Oath, 1869