Guide to the Francis Scheffer letter to Hawes and Bartlett concerning the sale of a slave

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Scheffer, Francis
Title: Francis Scheffer letter to Hawes and Bartlett concerning the sale of a slave
Dates: April 18, 1857
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Location of Collection: Collection is located with other small manuscripts collections
Collection Number: CA 1857 Apr 18
Summary: Francis Scheffer sold slaves in the Antebellum south. In this letter, Scheffer denies that the slave he sold to Hawes and Bartlett in Atlanta, Georgia, was unsound.
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1299
(541) 346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 

Historical Note

Francis Scheffer, possibly of Richmond, Virginia, sold slaves in the Antebellum south.

Content Description

This small collection consists of a letter written by Francis Scheffer from Richmond, Virginia, to Hawes and Bartlett, of Atlanta, Georgia, denying that a slave sold by Scheffer was unsound.

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 :  

Letter from Francis Scheffer to Hawes and Bartlett, CA 1857 Apr 18, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by processing staff.


Detailed Description of the Collection

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1 1 Letter from Francis Scheffer to Hawes and Bartlett concerning the sale of a slave April 18, 1857

Subjects

  • Personal Names :
  • Scheffer, Francis
  • Corporate Names :
  • Hawes and Bartlett (Firm)
  • Subject Terms :
  • Slave trade--Georgia--Atlanta
  • Slave traders--Southern States--Correspondence
  • Slaves--Georgia--Atlanta

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