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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Contents: James Treat's unsuccessful attempt to secure Mexican recognition for
the Republic of Texas. Four chapters deal with situation in Texas on eve of
Treat's mission-policies of Mirabeau B. Lamar, mission of Barnard E. Bee and
Richard Dunlap, Lizardi Company proposals; situation in Mexico on eve of
Treat's mission-war with France, Mexico's debt to Britain, Federalist War; back-
ground of Treat's involvement in affairs of Texas-biographical data and letters
to James Morgan; Treat's mission to Mexico-preparation, evaluations, deteriora-
tion of relations, Treat's death, subsequent attempts to secure recognition, con-
Tz95o/Cgz6. Bio., DIP., REP.
CURLEE, ABIGAIL - M.A., June, 1922 
The History of a Texas Slave Plantation, 1831-1863. [iii]+-99 pp.
Tables: specimen pages of cotton picking record, 1845.
Contents: Three chapters describe James F. Perry's removal to Texas from Mis-
souri and settlement at Peach Point in Austin's Colony, 1831; agriculture in Texas,
1831-1836; and life on Peach Point Plantation ten miles below Brazoria. Perry's
wife, the former Mrs. Emily Margaret B. Bryan, was Stephen F. Austin's sister.
A copy of Stephen S. Perry's journal of 1848 is appended.
Published: "The History of a Texas Slave Plantation, 1831-63," Southwestern
Historical Quarterly, Volume XXVI, Number 2 (October, 1922), 79-127.
TX922/C928. MEx., ANGLO-AMER., REP., ST., N., AGRI., SOC. His.
CURLEE, ABIGAIL - Ph.D., June, 1932 [1041
A Study of Texas Slave Plantations, 1822-1865. xi+367 pp.
Illustrations: floor plan of Eagle Island; John Duncan plantation; Waldeck plan-
tation; Champomier's statements of sugar crops in Texas, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1858;
decayed sugar mill, Matagorda County; Liendo, 1853; McNeel's estate; Bingham
home; Bernardo, bachelors' hall and negro quarters; Hawkins plantation; Tait
plantation house; Tait house in Columbus; two views of Chenango plantation
barn; Darrington plantation ruins; William Tait and Phebe; Hawkins' sugar mill;
Maps: (1) distribution of slaves, 1837; (2) distribution of slaves, 1847; (3) dis-
tribution of slaves, 1858; (4) migration of Jared Groce II; (5) map of Groce
Tables: population in Texas, 1825-1870o.
Contents: Six chapters include: I, beginning and development of slavery in Texas
-growth of slave population, 18o8-186o, and number of slave owners; II, traffic in
slaves-external trade and interior traffic; III, plantation management-planters
(Jared E. Groce, Josiah J. Bell, R. R. Royall, James F. Perry, Stephen S. Perry,
John Sweeney, Dr. Ashbel Smith, Colonel Julien S. Devereux, Colonel Morgan
L. Smith, John Durst, William P. Rose, John W. Rose, Preston Rose, William G.
Venable, Otto von Roeder, C. W. Tait, General Aaron Coffee, Beverly La Fayette
Holcomb, Thomas Affleck, Thomas E. Blackshear), overseers, negroes; IV, crops-
cotton, sugar, corn, gardens and orchards; V, plantation life; VI, breakup of
plantations, 1865-1876-economic losses, effects upon planter, readjustment of over-
seer, negro's reaction to freedom, recovery. Appendices contain agreement between
Julien S. Devereux and Maxwell W. Field, February 8, 1844; plantation rules of
Charles William Tait; description of Thomas Affleck's Glenblythe; letter of William
H. Bailey; letter of the slave Gincey; and labor contract between Duncan R.
Blackshear and eleven freedmen, January 1, 1866.
TD1932/C928. MEx., ANGLO-AMER., REP., ST., N., AGRI., Soc. His.
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