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File — Box 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: C-Misc 65
Scope and Contents Includes one holograph letter written by R.B. Campbell in New Orleans, LA to his son Richard [Campbell] in 1853. The letter discusses rumors of a possible slave revolt in New Orleans, reporting that "near 2500 negroes from the coast & city were attempting to fire the city & city prisons & rob and in fact the police & military were on part of the night but it all turned out to be a hoax or nearly so."