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W. E. Bailey, Waynesville, Ga., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 5 September 1853

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Item Information

Title:
W. E. Bailey, Waynesville, Ga., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 5 September 1853
Description:
Sale of house handled by Oakes.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
September 5, 1853
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 29, Folder 179 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Slave trade
Real estate business
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. 179
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 29 F179