Papers Pertaining to the Institution of Slavery, 1809-1866
COCKS, JAMES, DS, Galveston, March 13, 1861. Deed of Trust pleading "that certain negroes named Mary, of black color and aged about nine years" for the payment of...
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.