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Guide to the Jack Harris letter to Robert Haviland 1974.253

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Harris, Jack
Creator - Recipient: Haviland, Robert
Title: Jack Harris letter to Robert Haviland
Dates: 1850
Abstract: Letter from Jack Harris, a slave in Augusta, GA, to his owner Robert Haviland in New York City, seeking an arrangement to buy his freedom.
Quantity: 0.01 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0026
Call Phrase: 1974.253
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.