Papers Pertaining to the Institution of Slavery, 1809-1866
TOM, JOSEPH, ADS, Austin Colony, August 11, 1843. Promissory note to W. Pinchard pledging "two gentle cows and calves or twenty dollars" for the hire of his negro...
Thirty documents represents original papers signed by a number of Stephen F. Austin's "Old 300"[among the earliest Anglo settlers]. They were assembled by a rare books dealer for James L. Britton, III, who donated them to SHSU.