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Guide to the Frank R. Oakley Civil War papers 1974.135

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 09, 2011
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Confederate States of America. Navy.
Title: Frank R. Oakley Civil War papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1862-1865
Abstract: The Frank R. Oakley Civil War papers span the period 1862 to 1865 and measure 0.1 linear feet. The papers consist primarily of transciptions of orders issued by Stephen Mallory, Secretary of the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War, to naval officers in Richmond Virginia and elsewhere, dated 1862. Accomanying these documents are two letters written to Oakley by United States Secreatary of State William H. Seward, dated 1865. These letters thank Oakley for sending Seward copies of Mallory's orders. Frank R. Oakley was a resident of the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn and resided at 4 Willow Street.
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet in two folder
Text [Box]: A0033
Call Phrase: 1974.135
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.