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John B. Smith, New Orleans, La., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 21 February 1857

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Item Information

Title:
John B. Smith, New Orleans, La., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 21 February 1857
Description:
Has received Negroes except Andrew; requests recovery of latter, a runaway.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
February 21, 1857
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 35, Folder 497 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Slave trade
Fugitive slaves
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. 497
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 35 F497