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W.H. McElveen, Sandy Grove, N.C., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 20 April 1857

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Title:
W.H. McElveen, Sandy Grove, N.C., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 20 April 1857
Description:
Asks about reward for runaway Solomon.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
April 20, 1857
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 34, Folder 435 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Slave trade
Fugitive slaves
Awards
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. 435
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 34 F435