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[Breedlove Statement, Copy #1]

Description: Copy of a legal statement made by C. R. Breedlove regarding his knowledge about George Seward and cotton seizures made by the U.S. government. Additionally, the testimony includes a statement and signature of Schuyler Andrews, notary public.
Date: April 8, 1899
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Breedlove Statement, Copy #2]

Description: Copy of a legal statement made by C. R. Breedlove regarding his knowledge about George Seward and cotton seizures made by the U.S. government. Additionally, the testimony includes a statement and signature of Schuyler Andrews, notary public.
Date: April 8, 1899
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Breedlove Statement, Copy #3]

Description: Copy of a legal statement made by C. R. Breedlove regarding his knowledge about George Seward and cotton seizures made by the U.S. government. Additionally, the testimony includes a statement and signature of Schuyler Andrews, notary public.
Date: April 8, 1899
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Deed of Property]

Description: Copy of Deed of partition of Seward's land.
Date: May 29, 1899
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Deed of Sale]

Description: Deed of land sale by Seward heirs to F. W. Wood.
Date: February 1913
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Deed of Sale]

Description: Deed of sale of Anna Seward's interest in Seward estate.
Date: April 23, 1900
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Deed of Sale]

Description: Deed of sale of land detailing the size and extent of the property and the process of the sale.
Date: March 1913
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Labor contract]

Description: Labor contract for freedman Frank Seward. He was to be a farm tenant for John H. Seward.
Date: February 7, 1867
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Labor contract between Seward and several workers]

Description: Labor contract between Seward and several workers, specifying provisions that Seward will provide and monthly payment to Anderson Elliot and family: Roxana, Benjamin, Anderson, Absalom, Monroe Moore, Dorlas Greer, Tilda Thompson, Ruth Elliot.
Date: 1869
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Legal Statement of Sale for Slave]

Description: Bill of sale of 45 year old slave woman (Cate) to James S. Hanna at auction at Brenham court house. Text of document: The State of Texas, Washington County April 5th A.D. 1852 Know all men by these presents, that whereas on the 16th day of November A.D. 1849, Davis [...] Recovered & obtained a judgment against Charles J. C. Lockhart, R. Autrey and A. B. [...]lurey for the sum of three hundred and seven[ty] seven dollars & twenty eight cents, together with Cost of suit, on which judgment an execution was issued on the 22nd day of March 1852, and come to hand the same day and by the power and authority vested in m[e] I proceeded to Levey on a certain negro woman by the name of Cate about forty five years old, more or less and being regularly advertised according to law to be sold on the fifth day of April A.D. 1852, at the court house door in th[e] town of Brenham at public out cry upon which James S. Hanna became the purchaser he being the highest and best bidder, for the sume of two hundred and sixty dollars. I John H. Day shirriff [sic] of law do sell and convey to the aforesa[id] James [S.] Hannah All the right titel [sic] and interest taht said Charles J. C. Lockha[rt] had or possesed [sic] in said negro for even, in witness whereof I do hereunto set, my hand, this date above written. John H. Day, [Sheriff] W. C.
Date: April 5, 1852
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Statement from Tom Lewis]

Description: Legal statement of Tom Lewis discussing a wagon train that transported cotton across Texas including information about the owners of the wagons and the persons who were in charge of the train at different points.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum