25 November 1861: “Any person wilfully failing to do so will be guilty of high misdemeanor, and liable to be indicted, convicted, fined and imprisoned…”

Item description: The Wilmington Daily Journal of 25 November 1861 had this “Sequestration Notice.” In it, DuBrutz Cutlar, who had been appointed “Receiver for the District composed of the counties of New Hanover, Brunswick, Columbus, Bladen, Robeson and Richmond,” made notice that any person holding property or goods for “any alien enemy of the Confederate States of America” should alert him of the fact and “place the same in my hands.”

Item citation: The Daily Journal. 25 November 1861. Wilmington, N.C.: Fulton & Price. C071 W74jd. North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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