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John Cox, Mount Pleasant, Tenn., autograph note signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 3 October 1856

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Item Information

Title:
John Cox, Mount Pleasant, Tenn., autograph note signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 3 October 1856
Description:
Wants to buy 8 or 10 young Negroes if fever over at Charleston.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
October 3, 1856
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 36, Folder 590 (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. 590
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 36 F590