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A. J. McElveen, Sumterville, S.C., autograph letter signed to [-----] McBride, 30 October 1854

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Title:
A. J. McElveen, Sumterville, S.C., autograph letter signed to [-----] McBride, 30 October 1854
Description:
Asks about Oakes & prices of Negroes; Wright's family in New York due to fever prevalent.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Author:
McElveen, A. J., -1874
Date:
October 30, 1854
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 32, Folder 333 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Slave trade
Slaves
Diseases
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. 333
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 32 F333