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Rea, R. L. (Robert Laughlin), 1827-1899 : Robert Laughlin Rea papers, 1857-1860

Consists of: Deed of emancipation from James Oldham to "Emeline", July 13, 1857.--Letters to Dr. Robert L. Rea from his attorney J. Lee, pertaining to slave girl "Syrena", dated Nov. 28, 1857, Jan. 12, 1858, Apr. 29, 1858.--Letter to Dr. R. L. Rea, dated Nov. 11, 1858, signed: P. Bliss[?]--Agreement dated Mar. 16, 1859, signed: Julius Lee, atty for R. L. Rea; I. L. Alcom, aty. for H. H. [!] Johnson.--Receipt for professional services from R. L. Rea, dated Apr. 18, 1859, signed: Julius Lee.--Proceedings before the Hon. George H. Hilton, judge of the Hamilton county Probate court, at the court house in Cincinnati, Ohio, Apr. 26, 1859, in regard to the emancipation of a negro girl Syrena.--Deed of emancipation: R. L. Rea to Syrena Oldham, dated Apr. 26, 1859.--Letter to Dr. Rea, dated May 12, 1860, signed H. T. Johnson; together with copy of section 3, art. 9 of the laws of the state of Mississippi pertaining to the removal of slaves from the state for purposes of emancipation.--Copy of Dr. Rea’s reply to Hiram T. Johnson, dated June 25, 1860.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet - 1 box
Subjects: Chicago, Civil War
Call Number: VAULT Case MS H 5836.6438
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