Papers Pertaining to the Institution of Slavery, 1809-1866
THOMPSON, JESSE, DS, Fort Bend County, January 16, 1843. Petition for the sale of personal property of Jesse Thompson, dec'd, "except negroes" and appending a list of the negroes...
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.