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W. Washington Scott, Newnanville, Fla., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 14 September 1853

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Item Information

Title:
W. Washington Scott, Newnanville, Fla., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 14 September 1853
Description:
Wishes to buy 2 fourteen year old girls for field hands.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
September 14, 1853
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 29, Folder 171 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Slave trade
Slaves
Extent:
1 item
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Notes (acquisition):
The Ziba B. Oakes papers were found in a slave pen in Charleston, South Carolina, on February 20, 1865 by James Redpath. In April 1865, Redpath presented them to William Lloyd Garrison. The collection was donated to the Boston Public Library on November 11, 1891 by Francis Gardner Garrison.
Notes (date):
Date from item.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Language:
English
Accession #:
Ms. Am. 322 no. 171
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 29 F171