Oath of Allegiance signed by Thomas O. Moore before Thomas Savage, Vice Consul General, Sept. 12, 1865 [Digital Version]

Bibliographic Information

Moore, Thomas Overton, 1804-1876 and United States. Embassy (Cuba), Oath of Allegiance signed by Thomas O. Moore before Thomas Savage, Vice Consul General, Sept. 12, 1865 (September 12, 1865)

File description (Bibliographic Info)Encoding description (Editorial Principles)Profile description (Subject Terms)
Title: Oath of Allegiance signed by Thomas O. Moore before Thomas Savage, Vice Consul General, Sept. 12, 1865 [Digital Version]
Funding from: Funding for the creation of this digitized text is provided by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Author:
  • Moore, Thomas Overton, 1804-1876
  • United States. Embassy (Cuba)
Statements of responsibility:
  • Creation of digital images: Center for Digital Scholarship, Rice University
  • Creation of transcription: Woodson Research Center
  • Conversion to TEI-conformant markup: Woodson Research Center
  • Parsing and proofing: Fondren Library, Rice University
  • Subject analysis and assignment of taxonomy terms: Alice Rhoades
Publisher: Rice University, Houston, Texas
Publication date: 2010-06-07
Identifier: aa00160
Availability: This digital text is publicly available via the Americas Digital Archive through the following Creative Commons attribution license: “You are free: to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work; to make derivative works; to make commercial use of the work. Under the following conditions: By Attribution. You must give the original author credit. For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. Any of these conditions can be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder. Your fair use and other rights are in no way affected by the above.”
Notes:
Digitization: Page images of the original document are included. Images exist as archived TIFF files, JPEG versions for general use, and thumbnail GIFs.
Provenance: The collection was purchased from Civil War collector Felix H. Kuntz in 1967.
Description: Oath of allegiance, with red seal of Havana, Cuba, also signed by Thomas Savage, U.S. Vice-Consul General, Havana (handwritten loyalty oath)
Source(s): Moore, Thomas Overton, 1804-1876 and United States. Embassy (Cuba), Oath of Allegiance signed by Thomas O. Moore before Thomas Savage, Vice Consul General, Sept. 12, 1865 (September 12, 1865)
Source Identifier: Kuntz Louisiana Civil War Collection, MS 256, Box 2 folder 57, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
Description of the project: This digitized text is part of the Our Americas Archive Partnership (OAAP) project.
Editorial practices
This text has been encoded based on recommendations from Level 4 of the TEI in Libraries Guidelines. Any comments on editorial decisions for this document are included in footnotes within the document with the author of the note indicated. All digitized texts have been verified against the original document. Quotation marks have been retained. For printed documents: Original grammar, punctuation, and spelling have been preserved. No corrections or normalizations have been made, except that hyphenated, non-compound words that appear at the end of lines have been closed up to facilitate searching and retrieval. For manuscript documents: Original grammar, punctuation, and spelling have been preserved. We have recorded normalizations using the reg element to facilitate searchability, but these normalizations may not be visible in the reading version of this electronic text
Languages used in the text: English
Text classification
Keywords: Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus
  • Legal documents
Keywords: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Moore, Thomas Overton, 1804-1876
  • Savage, Thomas L.
  • Loyalty oaths--United States
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Louisiana
Keywords: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
  • Cuba (nation)
  • United States (nation)
  • Louisiana (state)


I, Thomas Overton Moore of Louisiana
do solemnly swear in presence of Almighty
God, that I will henceforth faithfully support
and defend the constitution of the United States
of America, and the Union of the States there in under
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.

(signed) Tho:Thomas O. Moore

Sworn to and subscribed
before me this 12th day of
September 1865.

(signed) ThoThomasSavage
U.S. Vice Consul GenlGeneral
I.S. Havana

Consulate General of the United States of America
Havana Cuba
I do hereby certify the foregoing to
be a true copy of an original document
oath of allegiance on file in this office
Given under my hand
and seal of office at Havana this
seventh day of October A.D.Anno Domini1865

Tho. Thomas Savage
U.S. Vice Consul Gen




Rice University
Date: 2010-06-07
Available through the Creative Commons Attribution license