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

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
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.
Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

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

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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 CollectionReturn to Top

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 InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
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1 1 Letter from Francis Scheffer to Hawes and Bartlett concerning the sale of a slave April 18, 1857