Early Transatlantic Writing Project
Life in the Early Atlantic World
This item details the sale of a male Negro to Elijah Sterling Clark Robertson in 1853. It includes a description of his age, his complexion and the amount that Robertson paid for him.
bill of sale, Negro, Pre-Civil War, Slavery, Texas, Washington County
Letters and information pertaining to Emily D. West, the "Yellow Rose of Texas."
Emily D. West, Free Woman, San Jacinto, Texas, Texas Revolution, Yellow Rose of Texas
Robertson Family Plantation
Slave Quarters The House Slave Quarters were adjacent to main house of the Robertson Plantation. The limestone structure was built in the early 1860's and has the…
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