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E.A. Gibbes, Andalusia Plantation, Ga., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 15 February 1857

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Title:
E.A. Gibbes, Andalusia Plantation, Ga., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 15 February 1857
Description:
Cohen has seen Negroes; asks Oakes to attend appraisement.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
February 15, 1857
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 35, Folder 490 (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 from item.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Language:
English
Accession #:
Ms. Am. 322 no. 490
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 35 F490