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T. L. Gelzer, Summerville, S.C., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes

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Item Information

Title:
T. L. Gelzer, Summerville, S.C., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes
Description:
Price for Negro too high; wishes to take her on trial.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
[ca. 1852–1857]
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 29, Folder 141 (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 supplied by cataloger based on bulk dates of the collection.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Language:
English
Accession #:
Ms. Am. 322 no. 141
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 29 F141