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Wyatt Maye, Aberdeen, Miss., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 23 January 1855

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Title:
Wyatt Maye, Aberdeen, Miss., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 23 January 1855
Description:
Wishes to buy 6 or 8 slaves.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
January 23, 1855
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 31, Folder 265 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Slave trade
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. 265
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 31 F265