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Wylly & Montmollin, Savannah, Ga., manuscript letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 8 March 1855

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Title:
Wylly & Montmollin, Savannah, Ga., manuscript letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 8 March 1855
Description:
On examination, boy John would bring little more than $600.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
March 8, 1855
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 30, Folder 223 (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. 223
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 30 F223