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Thorn, Frost, 1793-1854



Purchased a slave in Coahuila and Texas, Mexico.

Mary Watson bill of sale, 1832 June 9 (Frost Thorn of the District of Nacogdoches; purchased a slave in Coahuila and Texas in 1832)

Handbook of Texas, via WWW, August 25, 2020 (Thorn, Frost, 1793-1854; empresario and merchant; first Texas millionaire; born in Glen Cove, New York in 1793;served on board of health of Nacogdoches; elected to state legislature of Coahuila and Texas, chairman of Nacogdoches committee of vigilance and safety during the Texas Revolution; chief interest was acquisition of land; operated a general store, bank, salt mine, lumber business, and large farms; died in Nacogdoches on December 3, 1854)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Watson bill of sale

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS302
Dates: 1832 June 9

Mary Watson bill of sale

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288619]
Identifier: Vault MSS 302
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed bill of sale in Spanish (1 page). Watson affirms that she has sold a mulatto slave to Frost Thorn, in the "Free State of Coahuila & Texas District of Aise." The item is dated 9 June 1832.

Dates: 1832 June 9

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