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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1855 Jan. 23
Inclusive dates
1855 Jan. 23
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 23 Jan. 1855, from James Spinks (b. ca. 1817) of Alexandria, Virginia, to two Richmond slave dealers with the last names Hill and Dickenson. Spinks writes to tell the men that an enslaved cook he was putting up for sale was not to be sold to anyone who would bring the man back to Alexandria
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
James Spinks (b. ca. 1817) of Alexandria, Virginia, was listed as a "Negro trader" in the 1860 census. He lived with his wife, Sarah (b. ca. 1825), daughter Emma (b. ca. 1841), and son Alexander (b. ca. 1844).
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Early American History Auctions, Inc.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001545030
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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