A. J. McElveen, Sumterville, S.C., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 9 December 1853
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Arrival at Sumterville, sale of boy, possibility of purchases at Major Crawford's sale. 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|