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William Wright, Savannah, Ga., manuscript letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 19 January 1854

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Title:
William Wright, Savannah, Ga., manuscript letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 19 January 1854
Description:
Oakes's unsatisfactory handling of boy Ben, sold Legare; Ben to be returned immediately.  In hand of Wm C. Dawson.
Addressee:
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Date:
January 19, 1854
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 28, Folder 98 (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. 98
Identifier:
Ms. Am. 322 Box 28 F98