Early Transatlantic Writing Project
Life in the Early Atlantic World
Col. Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson was a Texas patriot, town founder of Salado and Confederate War Hero.
Bell County, Confederacy, Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson, Pre Civil War, Robertson Plantation, Salado, Slavery, Slavery Quarters, Slaves, Texas
In this letter, Maud Fentress describes a number of things. She first describes how she feels about his being gone and the heartache she feels at his absence. As the letter continues,. Fentress details life at the plantation including her having to…
antebellum slavery, Civil War, Confederacy, Fentress, Fentress Family, letter, Military, mistress of house, sale, slave punishment, Slaves, Tennessee
Bill of Sale, October 30, 1843 This is the receipt from the purchase of Mary and Louisa by S.M. Hagerty from Seth Sheldon on October 30, 1843.
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