Nathan Johnston, Beech Branch, Tenn., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes
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Asks for descriptions of two Negroes advertised. Title supplied by cataloger. Date supplied by cataloger based on bulk dates of the collection. 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|