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Collection Reference Number GLC04106
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1844 
Title Anson Jones to N. P. Norton regarding a bill to move the capitol of Texas
Date 21 January 1844
Author Jones, Anson (1798-1858)  
Recipient Norton, N. P.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses using a veto against a bill that would have moved the capitol from Washington-on-Brazos to Austin. Jones also asks Norton if the wife of his slave William can be sold to him.
Subjects Slave Life  Texas  Westward Expansion  Government and Civics  Politics  Law  Slavery  African American History  Slave Sale  Women's History  Marriage  
People Jones, Anson (1798-1858)  
Place written Washington [on Brazos]
Theme Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859