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[Bill of sale for purchase of slave]

Description: 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.
Date: January 2, 1844

[Funeral receipt]

Description: A receipt for the "funeral of [E.M. Pease’s] child," Anne Marshall Pease.
Date: September 19, 1862

[Funeral receipt]

Description: A receipt for printing and circulating funeral tickets (possibly for the funeral of Anne Marshall Pease, daughter of E.M. & Lucadia Pease).
Date: 1862-08-uu

[Correspondence to Carrie Crusemann from Charles S. Potts]

Description: A letter to Carrie Crusemann, one of E.M. and Lucadia Pease's grandchildren, from Charles S. Potts, then dean of the Southern Methodist University school of law, requesting information on the Pease family—at the time, Potts was preparing an entry on E.M. Pease for the "Dictionary of American Biography."
Date: March 31, 1931
Creator: Potts, Charles S.

[Essay “Pease School” by Timothy Alvin Brown]

Description: “Pease School,” an essay by Timothy Alvin Brown, who was the principal of the Austin Independent School District's oldest school, Pease Elementary, from 1892-1933.
Date: unknown
Creator: Brown, Timothy Alvin