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Slavery -- Texas -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Everett and Ashbel Smith correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292140]
Identifier: Vault MSS 555
Scope and Contents Three handwritten and signed letters with typescripts of two of them. One item was written by Edward Everett (1794-1865), minister to Great Britain for the United States (1841-1845), on Nov. 23, 1843 in London and was addressed to Ashbel. Everett reports on the negotiations with Great Britain about a loan to the Republic of Texas for the purpose of ending slavery there. Another item was written by Ashbel on June 16, 1843 in London and addressed to William Daingerfield. Ashbel is pleased...
Dates: 1843-1851

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