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[Article of Agreement between William C. Sparks and Jefferson Reed]

Description: Article of agreement between William C. Sparks and Jefferson Reed for the transfer of three hundred acres of land. Statement on verso recording the filing of the article with Brazos County on December 2, 1844.
Date: December 8, 1839
Creator: Sparks, William C. & Reed, Jefferson
Partner: Southwestern University

[Bills of Sale of a Slave Named Nancy, June 18, 1838]

Description: Bills of sale of a slave named Nancy. The initial bill was written by notary William Christy in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jacob Sevy is selling Nancy, approximately 15, to John Covington Thomas of Gainsville, Alabama, for $1,200. Handwritten bills are added explaining that John C. Thomas sells Nancy to James Chessher in August 1838 for $3,000, who in turn sells her to Stephen Jackson of Jefferson County, Texas, in 1840 for $1,000. A separate paper is included with a description of this document.
Date: June 18, 1838
Creator: New Orleans (La.)
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Business contract and power of attorney]

Description: Article of agreement between Michael Reed and Z.N. Morrel to enter into business together, signed by witnesses Sam T. Allen and Sam Smith. On page [3], additional contract by Z.N. Morrell granting power of attorney to Michael Reed. Both dated January 9, 1836.
Date: January 9, 1836
Creator: Reed, Michael & Morrell, Z.N.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Copy of Michael Reed Deed]

Description: Copy[?] of Michael Reed's deed written in Spanish and signed by Guillermo H. Steele. On verso of page one is statement by W.D. Thomson certifying the record of the deed in Milam County, signed August 21, 1837.
Date: June 10, 1835
Creator: Steele, Guillermo H.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Court summons]

Description: Court summons for Michael Reed to answer the petition of Josiah J. Crosby.
Date: March 2, 1839
Creator: Shepard, Thomas P.
Partner: Southwestern University

Dallas County Probate Case 9: Armstrong, Sarah (Minor)

Description: Dallas County probate record regarding the case of Armstrong, Sarah (Minor) and Mary J. Armstrong (Executor or Guardian)
Date: 1838-03-30/1861-05-07
Creator: Dallas County (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

Dallas County Probate Case 11: Alston, Jno. D. (Deceased)

Description: Dallas County probate record regarding the case of Alston, Jno. D. (died January 25, 1852) and Richard Alston (Executor or Guardian)
Date: 1834-04-24/1853-04-25
Creator: Dallas County (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

Dallas County Probate Case 178: Estes, Elisha (Deceased)

Description: Dallas County probate record regarding the case of Estes, Elisha (died August 2, 1849) and W.A. & T. Rodgers (Executor or Guardian)
Date: 1839-03-29/1853-05-30
Creator: Dallas County (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

Dallas County Probate Case 578: Reeder, W.R. (Deceased)

Description: Dallas County probate record regarding the case of Reeder, W.R. (died January 17, 1847) and C.G. & J.M. Cole (Executor or Guardian)
Date: 1839-01-05/1848-08-01
Creator: Dallas County (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society