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New Jersey Room Returns 220 Year Old Book to Library of Virginia

 

Lost & Found:

 

Lost – Court Records, Stafford County, VA, prepared October 1791
Found
– By NJ Room, Jersey City Free Public Library

Witness – The Return of this 220-year-old Volume to its rightful owners, the Virginia State Archives, on Thursday, October 20
Volume taken on March 30, 1863
by Capt. W.A. Treadwell, 4th NY Regiment as Spoils of Civil War

 

 

New Jersey wasn’t a battleground state during the Civil War, yet a surprising ‘find’ by the New Jersey Room of the Jersey City Free Public Library brings the Civil War into local focus, up front and center, during this 150th commemorative year of that war’s beginning.

Read more: New Jersey Room Returns 220 Year Old Book to Library of Virginia