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Scranton Johnston & Co., Savannah, Ga., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 16 November 1854

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Title:
Scranton Johnston & Co., Savannah, Ga., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 16 November 1854
Description:
Asks whereabouts of Lewis; offer made for him.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
November 16, 1854
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 32, Folder 312 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Slave trade
Slaves
Extent:
1 item
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Terms of Use:
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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. 312
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 32 F312