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[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease from S.L. Whitley]

[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease from S.L. Whitley]

Date: August 25, 1915
Creator: Whitley, S.L.
Description: A letter to Julia Maria Pease from S.L. Whitley, the child of a former slave.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Bill of sale for purchase of slave]

[Bill of sale for purchase of slave]

Date: January 2, 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: A bill of sale for William McMaster’s purchase of a slave named Harriet from William B. Smith—E.M. Pease was a witness to the transaction. Includes typewritten transcription of the document.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Bill of sale for purchase of slave]

[Bill of sale for purchase of slave]

Date: March 4, 1835
Creator: unknown
Description: A bill of sale for John Chaffin’s purchase of a slave ("hireling") named Susan from Stephen Richardson.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Jury findings or proposed jury findings in case about ownership of slaves]

[Jury findings or proposed jury findings in case about ownership of slaves]

Date: 1854-uu-uu
Creator: Pease, Elisha Marshall
Description: Jury findings or proposed jury findings in a case ("Smith v. Cloud") about ownership of slaves. Includes typewritten transcription of the document.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Deed for sale of slave to E.M. Pease and John W. Harris]

[Deed for sale of slave to E.M. Pease and John W. Harris]

Date: February 22, 1841
Creator: unknown
Description: A deed for the sale of a slave ("one mulatto girl") from D.R. and E.B. Walker to E.M. Pease and John W. Harris.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from Sheriff W.B. Knox, and “Wanted” poster]

[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from Sheriff W.B. Knox, and “Wanted” poster]

Date: May 26, 1855
Creator: Knox, W.B.
Description: A letter from Sheriff W.B. Knox of Bexar County notifying Governor E.M. Pease that some prisoners had escaped from the county jail and asking Pease to post a reward for their capture, and an accompanying “Wanted” poster. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from M.H. Stansell]

[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from M.H. Stansell]

Date: May 2, 1855
Creator: Stansell, M.H.
Description: A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from M.H. Stansell regarding muster rolls.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Tom Mix with group of men]

[Tom Mix with group of men]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A black-and-white photograph of a group of men with movie star Tom Mix.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Agreement for sale of multiple slaves]

[Agreement for sale of multiple slaves]

Date: January 1, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: An agreement for the sale of multiple slaves.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Agreement for sale of slave named Hercules]

[Agreement for sale of slave named Hercules]

Date: September 29, 1847
Creator: unknown
Description: An agreement for the sale of a slave named Hercules.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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