Slavery Period

 


Old Negro (former slave) with horn with which slaves were called. Near Marshall, Texas.

 

 

 

Slave Narratives

Census Statistics

Record of Slave Sale

WILL OF GEORGE THOMAS 1793-1865  

Petitions

Dec. 8 1853 Petition of Joseph F. McDonald et al., Harrison County, to Texas Legislature, 1853

Jan. 17th 1861 Petition of W. T. Smith et al., Marshall, to Texas Assembly, 1861 

 

Articles

Adjustments They Had to Cope With

A Southern Girl in '61: The War-Time Memories of a Confederate Senator's Daughter.

External Links

Shackles on my Feet  African American Laws of 19th-Century Texas

All God's Children Got Wings: Tribute to Former Slaves of Texas

 

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