Papers Pertaining to the Institution of Slavery, 1809-1866
RUCKER, JAMES E., DS, Rusk, Cherokee County, February 3, 1857. Sale of slaves at auction on a credit of twelve months. $1300 each was bid for two negro men. 2 pp. 8...
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.