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[Legal Document for the Sale of Two Slaves]

Description: Legal document certifying that James L. Dickson received two negro boys from his mother's estate, though they are "in possession of his Brother David C. Dickson." According to the document David owes James a total of $148 for the slaves "due from David on final settlement."
Date: August 7, 1841
Creator: Massie, J. C.
Partner: Two Rivers Historical Foundation

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas J. Green to Stephen F. Austin and Henry Smith, August 29, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas J. Green to Stephen F. Austin and Henry Smith, on August 29, 1836, suggesting that whichever of them is elected President of the Republic of Texas should offer the post of Secretary of State to the loser.
Date: August 29, 1836
Creator: Green, Thomas J.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Thomas J. Green to Stephen F. Austin and Henry Smith, August 29, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas J. Green to Stephen F. Austin. Green encourages Austin if he is elected President of the Republic of Texas that he nominate Smith as Secretary of Treasury. And if Smith is elected President, Green encourages Smith to nominate Austin as Secretary of State.
Date: August 29, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History