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

Identifier: CA 1857 Feb 14

Scope and Contents note

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.


  • Creation: 1857 February 14


Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use note

Property rights reside with Special Collections and 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 Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical/Historical note

D.W. Hawes sold slaves in the Antebellum.


0.1 linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



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.

Location note

Collection is located with other small manuscripts collections

General Physical Description note

1 folder

Processing Information note

Collection processed by processing staff.


Guide to the D.W. Hawes Letter to W.P. Goodbar Concerning the Sale of Slaves
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Finding aid prepared by Linda Long
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA