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Burch, Kirkland & Co., Montgomery, Ala., manuscript letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 20 November 1856

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Title:
Burch, Kirkland & Co., Montgomery, Ala., manuscript letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 20 November 1856
Description:
Reports jailing of James, a runaway.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
November 20, 1856
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 36, Folder 564 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Slave trade
Fugitive slaves
Capture & imprisonment
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. 564
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 36 F564