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    Three Texas Slave Documents, including: (1) An addition to an Austin County legal document recording the sale of the "negro girl Gracy" to satisfy a claim, dated February 26, 1849; (2) A bill of sale dated February 23, 1854, recording that Martin Jones of Angelina County sold to William W. Barret "one certain Negro woman named Phillis aged thirty Seven years old; sound in body and in mind"; (3) A Colorado County slave-hiring report, dated January 26, 1858, stating that James McMillan "hired the negro woman named Mary . . . for the year 1858 for the sum of one hundred and fifty Dollars - and he hired the negro man John belonging to said minor [John Thomas Earp] . . . for the sum of Two hundred Dollars." All are toned with smoothed folds.

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