Guide to the D.W. Hawes letter to W.P. Goodbar concerning the sale of slaves

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Hawes, D.W.
Title: D.W. Hawes letter to W.P. Goodbar concerning the sale of slaves
Dates: February 14, 1857
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Location of Collection: Collection is located with other small manuscripts collections
Collection Number: CA 1857 Feb 14
Summary: D.W. Hawes sold slaves in the Antebellum south. In this letter, Hawes writes from Richmond, Virginia, to tell W.P. Goodbar that he has twelve slaves for sale, and that he will meet Goodbar in Atlanta to sell them.
Repository: University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
Contact Information: UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Languages: Collection materials are in English. 

Historical Note

D.W. Hawes sold slaves in the Antebellum.

Content Description

This small collection consists of a letter written by D.W. Hawes to W.P. Goodbar concerning the sale of twelve slaves. He tells Goodbar that he will meet him in Atlanta to sell them.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use :  

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Manuscripts Librarian in Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

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Preferred Citation :  

D.W. Hawes letter to W.P. Goodbar, CA 1857 Feb 14, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by processing staff.

Detailed Description of the Collection

1 1 D.W. Hawes letter to W.P. Goodbar February 14, 1857


  • Personal Names :
  • Hawes, D.W.
  • Subject Terms :
  • Slave traders--Southern States--Correspondence
  • Slave trade--Southern States
  • Slaves--Southern States

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