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
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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