The Emily D. West Letter of Employment

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Title

The Emily D. West Letter of Employment

Subject

West, Emily D.; Yellow Rose of Texas; free woman; Yellow Rose of Texas Sheet Music, Music; Yellow Rose of Texas; African Americans; Choruses, Secular; Civil War; History; Popular Songs of the Day; Racially Mixed Women; Songs with Piano; Songs with Music

Description

Letters and information pertaining to Emily D. West, the "Yellow Rose of Texas."

Creator

Morgan, James and West, Emily D.

Source

William A Philpott, Jr. Collection, AR. 507. Box 2, Folder 3. University of Texas at Arlington Library Special Collections, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas.

Library of Congress, Rare Books Collection
Library of Congress, Civil War Sheet Music Collection

Date

Date created: October 10, 2013.

Contributor

Atkins, Justin K., Latham, Andrew S., and Smith, Caitlin

Rights

Creative Commons License

Format

JPGS

Language

English

Type

Document

Coverage

1835 New York City, New York

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  1. Emily West's Employment Contract with James Morgan, New York City, October 26, 1835
  2. Emily West's Employment Contract with James Morgan, New York City, October 26, 1835 Signatures
  3. Transcription of "Emily West's Employment Contract with James Morgan, New York City, October 26, 1835"
  4. Original Scan of Emily D. West Employment Contract
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October 10, 2013
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Citation
Morgan, James and West, Emily D., “The Emily D. West Letter of Employment,” Early Transatlantic Writing Project, accessed July 25, 2017, http://transatlanticwriting.com/items/show/21.
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