Papers Pertaining to the Institution of Slavery, 1809-1866
DICKERSON, WILLIAM, ADS, San Augustine, March 1866. Petition to the court requesting that a colored girl named Lucinda be bound to the petitioner for a period of eighteen years in exchange...
This collection contains pieces printed by Samuel Bangs, generally recognized as the first printer in Texas whose work survives. Most of these were assembled by a rare books dealer for James L. Britton, III, who donated them to SHSU.
Mexico; Texas; Spanish America; Indians of North America; Native peoples of North America; Native peoples of the Americas;
Britton Hispanic Texana Collection, 1546-1877
ARRILLAGA, FRANCISCO DE. Broadside, Mexico, October 7, 1823. The Decreto recites the deplorable condition to which the Province of Texas had been reduced by Indian...