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A. J. McElveen, Darlington Court House, S.C., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 29 August 1853

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Title:
A. J. McElveen, Darlington Court House, S.C., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 29 August 1853
Description:
Sends 2 newly bought Negroes Bill and Ann to Charleston; Emily out on trial; chance for exchange of boy.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Author:
McElveen, A. J., -1874
Date:
August 29, 1853
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 30, Folder 182 (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. 182
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 30 F182