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  Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
 Collection: Texas History Collection
[Bill of sale for the slave "Joe" to William Murrell by D.S. Wade, May 1854]

[Bill of sale for the slave "Joe" to William Murrell by D.S. Wade, May 1854]

Date: May 1854
Creator: Ward, D.S.
Description: Bill of sale for the slave "Joe" to William Murrell from D.S. Ward.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
[Lien for purchase of land by L.H. Stuckey to George Burkhart, March 15, 1881]

[Lien for purchase of land by L.H. Stuckey to George Burkhart, March 15, 1881]

Date: March 15, 1881
Creator: Stuckey, L.H.
Description: Note with Vendor's Lien for purchase of 140 10/11 acres from George Burkhart by L.H. Stuckey, for land located in the Charles D. Ball survey in Montague County.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
[Letter to William Murrell regarding taxes, October 3, 1862]

[Letter to William Murrell regarding taxes, October 3, 1862]

Date: October 3, 1862
Creator: Hicks, E.B.
Description: Letter from tax assessor E.B. Hicks to William Murrell. Taxes of $32.72 assessed on 27 slaves and 17 horses.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
[Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, November 28, 1859]

[Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, November 28, 1859]

Date: November 28, 1859
Creator: Ward, Thomas
Description: Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, regarding acceptable terms of sale for land in Cooke County Texas. Discusses abolition and the potential dissolution of the Union.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
[Letter regarding a loan for William Murrell, January 12, 1861]

[Letter regarding a loan for William Murrell, January 12, 1861]

Date: January 12, 1861
Creator: Thompson, Giles
Description: Letter to a "cousin" from J. Thompson and Giles Thompson, introducing William Murrell and discussing acceptable terms for a loan to Murrell with slaves as collateral.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
[Bill of sale for slaves, William Murrell to the Estate of Samuel Blair, April 2, 1845]

[Bill of sale for slaves, William Murrell to the Estate of Samuel Blair, April 2, 1845]

Date: April 2, 1845
Creator: Hays, Hugh
Description: Receipt of payment for slaves from William Murrell to the estate of Samuel Blair.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
[Bill of sale for three slaves to William Murrell, September 20, 1849]

[Bill of sale for three slaves to William Murrell, September 20, 1849]

Date: September 20, 1849
Creator: Murrell, Samuel
Description: Bill of sale for the slaves Anderson, Henry, and Maloina to William Murrell by Samuell Murrell, September 20, 1849 for $1500.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
[Bill of sale for the slave "Joe" to William Murrell by D.S. Wade, May 15, 1854]

[Bill of sale for the slave "Joe" to William Murrell by D.S. Wade, May 15, 1854]

Date: May 15, 1854
Creator: Wade, D.S.
Description: Bill of sale for the slave "Joe" to William Murrell by D.S. Wade, May 15, 1854 for $835.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
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