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[Photograph of Bull Creek]
Photograph of a man paddling a canoe in a body of water identified as Bull Creek; the shoreline is covered with trees.
[Announcement of E.M. Pease’s candidacy for governor]
A circular in which E.M. Pease announces his candidacy for governor.
[Invitation to Lucadia Pease from President John Tyler and first lady Julia Tyler]
An invitation to Lucadia Pease from President John Tyler and first lady Julia Tyler.
[Proclamation from Governor E.M. Pease regarding criminal fugitives from Louisiana]
A proclamation from Governor E.M. Pease regarding criminal fugitives from Louisiana.
[Proclamation from Governor E.M. Pease regarding criminal fugitive]
A proclamation from Governor E.M. Pease regarding criminal fugitive William Gibson.
[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease from S.L. Whitley]
A letter to Julia Maria Pease from S.L. Whitley, the child of a former slave.
[Correspondence to Richard Niles Graham from A.E. Wood]
A letter to Richard Niles Graham from politician A.E. Wood, who thanks Graham for a campaign donation to his recent run for the state senate.
[Correspondence to Richard Niles Graham from Richard Berkeley Bell]
A short letter to Richard Niles Graham from tennis player Richard Berkeley Bell.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The sixth 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.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The fifth 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.
[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]
A letter to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease, who discusses Reconstruction.
[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease from S.L. Whitley]
A letter to Julia Maria Pease from S.L. Whitley, the child of a former slave.
[Bill of sale for purchase of slave]
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.
[Bill of sale for purchase of slave]
A bill of sale for John Chaffin’s purchase of a slave ("hireling") named Susan from Stephen Richardson.
[Jury findings or proposed jury findings in case about ownership of slaves]
Jury findings or proposed jury findings in a case ("Smith v. Cloud") about ownership of slaves. Includes typewritten transcription of the document.
[Deed for sale of slave to E.M. Pease and John W. Harris]
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.
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from Sheriff W.B. Knox, and “Wanted” poster]
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.
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from M.H. Stansell]
A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from M.H. Stansell regarding muster rolls.
[Tom Mix with group of men]
A black-and-white photograph of a group of men with movie star Tom Mix.
[Agreement for sale of multiple slaves]
An agreement for the sale of multiple slaves.
[Agreement for sale of slave named Hercules]
An agreement for the sale of a slave named Hercules.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The second 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.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The third 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.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The first 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.
[Tom Mix and Texas Rangers]
A black-and-white photograph of a group of Texas Rangers and movie star Tom Mix.
[Tom Mix]
A black-and-white photograph featuring movie star Tom Mix.
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from John Bigler, governor of California]
A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from John Bigler, governor of California.
[Game “72 Pictured Party Stunts” with racial and ethnic stereotyping]
Casual racism and ethnic stereotyping in a party game of the 1930s.
[Funeral receipt]
A receipt for the "funeral of [E.M. Pease’s] child," Anne Marshall Pease.
[Receipt for transportation of slaves]
A receipt for "hauling [E.M. Pease's] negros and goods."
[Receipt for transportation of slaves]
A receipt for the transportation of "the negro girl Emily and child belonging to Hon. E.M. Pease."
[Funeral receipt]
A receipt for printing and circulating funeral tickets (possibly for the funeral of Anne Marshall Pease, daughter of E.M. & Lucadia Pease).
[Agreement for E.M. Pease’s purchase of slave named Esther]
An agreement for E.M. Pease’s purchase of a slave named Esther.
[Agreement for E.M. Pease’s purchase of slave named Celia]
An agreement for E.M. Pease’s purchase of a slave named Celia.
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from Secretary of War Jefferson Davis]
A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from Secretary of War Jefferson Davis, who refers to Brigadier Major General Persifor F. Smith’s letter of July 29, 1854, to Pease. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from A.J. Hamilton]
A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from A.J. Hamilton regarding a newspaper’s allegedly erroneous reporting of statements made by Pease. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from Stephen Powers]
A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from a man named Stephen Powers, who complains about a judge’s behavior. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
[Correspondence/petition to Governor E.M. Pease]
A letter/petition, signed by multiple parties, asking Governor E.M. Pease for executive clemency for Mathias Lindberg, who had been convicted of perjury. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter/petition.
[Correspondence to E.M. Pease from Sam Houston]
An “autograph” letter from Sam Houston to E.M. Pease. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
[Agreement for E.M. Pease’s purchase of slave named Maria from Clinton Terry]
An agreement for E.M. Pease’s purchase of a slave named Maria from Clinton Terry.
[Agreement for E.M. Pease’s purchase of slave named Mary Ann from J.M. Prewitt]
An agreement for E.M. Pease’s purchase of a slave named Mary Ann from J.M. Prewitt.
[Note secured by deed of trust on slaves]
A note secured “by deed of trust on negroes.”
[Correspondence to E.M. Pease from R.M. Forbes]
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.
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from Brigadier Major General Persifor F. Smith]
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.
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from R.L. Waddill]
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.
[Correspondence to Julia Maria Pease from Dave Pease]
A letter to Julia Maria Pease from Dave Pease, a former slave.
[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]
A letter to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease, who discusses a massacre/race riot in which African Americans were killed.
[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]
A letter to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease, who discusses the presidential election of 1868.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
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.
[Affidavit regarding seizure of slaves]
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.