A. J. McElveen, Sumterville, S.C., autograph note signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 10 July 1853
- Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871
Purchase of Negro boy at $775; refused to pay $700 for girl. 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.
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