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[Note secured by deed of trust on slaves]

[Note secured by deed of trust on slaves]

Date: September 18, 1849
Creator: Pease, Elisha Marshall
Description: A note secured “by deed of trust on negroes.”
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Correspondence to E.M. Pease from R.M. Forbes]

[Correspondence to E.M. Pease from R.M. Forbes]

Date: December 2, 1841
Creator: Forbes, R.M.
Description: A letter to E.M. Pease from R.M. Forbes, who discusses political issues, including the recent repeal of “The Negro Law.” Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from Brigadier Major General Persifor F. Smith]

[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from Brigadier Major General Persifor F. Smith]

Date: July 29, 1854
Creator: Smith, Persifor F.
Description: A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from Brigadier Major General Persifor F. Smith, who discusses the repelling of “Indian incursions.” Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from R.L. Waddill]

[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from R.L. Waddill]

Date: 1855-11-15/1856-01-04
Creator: Waddill, R.D.
Description: A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from R.L. Waddill regarding murder indictments for several men not in custody—he suggests that a reward should be offered for the men—and accompanying indictments.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease from Dave Pease]

[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease from Dave Pease]

Date: September 9, 1915
Creator: Pease, Dave
Description: A letter to Julia Maria Pease from Dave Pease, a former slave.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]

[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]

Date: July 24, 1868
Creator: Pease, Elisha Marshall
Description: A letter to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease, who discusses a massacre/race riot in which African Americans were killed.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]

[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]

Date: 1868-09-07/1868-09-08/1868-09-17
Creator: Pease, Elisha Marshall
Description: A letter to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease, who discusses the presidential election of 1868.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]

[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]

Date: August 14, 1868
Creator: Pease, Elisha Marshall
Description: The fourth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Affidavit regarding seizure of slaves]

[Affidavit regarding seizure of slaves]

Date: January 2, 1844
Creator: McMaster, William
Description: An affidavit—related to a legal dispute between William R. Smith and John W. Cloud ("Smith v. Cloud")—by Sheriff William McMaster regarding his seizure of a female slave named Grace and her three children.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Deed for purchase of slaves]

[Deed for purchase of slaves]

Date: March 30, 1846
Creator: unknown
Description: A deed for the purchase of slaves ("forty two negroes") and "some stock."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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