William Wright, Savannah, Ga., manuscript letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 1 November 1853
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Escape of Negro John from boat; instructions in case of capture. In hand of Wm C. Dawson. Title supplied by cataloger. Date from item. 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.
|Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871|