Letter from E.A. Edwards to Z.B. Oakes concerning the sale of Tom

This letter was written by enslaver E.A. Edwards to enslaver Z.B. Oakes concerning the sale of an enslaved person, Tom, and the transfer of his belongings. The letter includes a note from Tom's wife, Fatima.
E.A. Edwards
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