Francis Scheffer letter to Hawes and Bartlett concerning the sale of a slave
Scope and Contents note
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.
- 1857 April 18
- Scheffer, Francis (Person)
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Francis Scheffer, possibly of Richmond, Virginia, sold slaves in the Antebellum south.
0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder
Language of Materials
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.
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- African Americans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Hawes and Bartlett (Firm)
- Scheffer, Francis
- Slave trade -- Georgia -- Atlanta Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Slave traders -- Southern States -- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Slaves -- Georgia -- Atlanta Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Francis Scheffer Letter to Hawes and Bartlett Concerning the Sale of a Slave
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- Finding aid prepared by Linda Long
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- Finding aid written in English.
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