Sunday, April 3, 2011

Amnesty Oath: Chloe Flatford

The following Amnesty Oath was included in the Pension Application by Thomas Flatford's wife, Chloe.


State of Virginia
Prince William County, to wit:

I Chloe Flatford do solemnly swear, in presence of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support, and defend the Constitution of the United States, and the Union of the States thereunder; and that I will in like manner abide by and faithfully support all laws and Proclamations which have been made during the existing rebellion with reference to the emancipation of slaves - So help me God.


Chloe [X her mark] Flatford

Basil Cole
Joseph N. Cole

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 5th day of December A.D. 1865.

M. B. Sinclair, Clerk
Cty Court Prince Wm. Cty


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