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R. M. Owings, Hamburg, autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 10 January 1857

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Title:
R. M. Owings, Hamburg, autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 10 January 1857
Description:
Sends check in part payment for girl Margaret.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
January 10, 1857
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 35, Folder 500 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Slave trade
Paying bills
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. 500
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 35 F500