T. Lowler certificate and receipt
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T. Lowler certificate and receipt

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: United States. Army. Quartermaster's Department.
Title: T. Lowler certificate and receipt
Dates: 1865
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0505

Biographical/Historical Note

The Quartermaster's Department controlled the gathering and allocation of supplies for soldiers. The department has existed in the United States since 1775.

No biographical information is available on T. Lowler.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a certificate issued to T. Lowler of Savannah by the Office of the Acting Assistant Quartermaster in Savannah, Georgia, 1865. The certificate states that Lowler purchased a black horse from the U.S. government at a public sale, branded with the letter "S." The certificate is signed by John S. Bergen, Lieutenant, and R.Q.M., 17ed N.Y. Vols. and A.A.Q.M. The receipt for the purchase is on the same page. An "R" has been written over the first "L" in Lowler.

Index Terms

Horse trading.
Receipts (financial records)
United States. Army. Quartermaster's Department.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], T. Lowler certificate and receipt, MS 505, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: Certificate issued by the Office Acting Ass't. Quartermaster, 1865 September 14 ( 1.0 p. )
Sent from Savannah, Ga. Certifies that T. Lowler has purchased of the U.S. Government at public sale on black horse. Signed by Jno. S. Bergen, Lieut. and R.Q.M., 17ed N.Y. Vols. and A.A.Q.M. Receipt for purchase on same page.