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  • Collection: Pugh-Martin-Littlejohn Family Papers

Requisition for Corn from WR Johnston, January 4, 1865, Pugh-Williams-Mayes Papers, Reel 7, Frame 282.pdf
W. R. Johnston, superintendent of the Confederate States Chemical Laboratory in Tyler, Texas, requests corn from Williams and Pugh, Louisiana refugees living in Cherokee County.

Receipts to RL Pugh for Payment of Tax in Kind, 1864 and 1865, Pugh-Williams-Mayes Papers, Reel 7, Frame 297.pdf
An account sheet concerning over $1300 worth of bacon and the payment of Pugh's tax in kind to the government Iron Works in Anderson County.

Receipt for Hire of Slaves by John Williams, May 17, 1865, Pugh-Williams-Mayes Papers, Reel 7, Frame 290.pdf
This letter by John Williams instructs a Mr. T. Brady to deliver salt to Mrs. M. D. Wofford. The delivery relates to an arrangement Williams has made with Wofford and a Mr. McKeller concerning the hired labor of slaves named Aleck, Tyler (or Tyla),…

Receipt for Goods Purchased with Salt by Richard Pugh, 1865, Pugh-Williams-Mayes Papers, Reel 7, Frame 287.pdf
This account sheet shows that Richard L. Pugh, a Louisiana refugee, had purchased merchandise from the Chapell Hill Iron Works in Texas in 1865. He paid the company with salt, but still owed $500 for previous purchases.

JC Maples to CG Young, January 2, 1865, Pugh-Williams-Mayes Papers, Reel 7, Frame 284.pdf
Writing on behalf of C. G. Young, Maples asks Pugh to send some salt "by the boy Sampson" and also gives instructions about an account with Mr. Wafford.

JB Miller to RL Pugh, December 12, 1864, Pugh-Williams-Mayes Papers, Reel 7, Frame 283.pdf
Miller writes from Kickapoo instructing Pugh, who is at Neches Saline, to give Henry Day, the superintendent of the Government Iron Works, the amount of salt he requests. Miller also asks Pugh to "sell for us our dry salt to any person" at five…

Receipts for Salt Produced by Pugh at Neches Saline, Pugh-Williams-Mayes Papers, Reel 7, Frame 281.pdf
In these brief notes from November 1864, J. B. Miller, a salt maker at Neches Salt Works in Texas, asks Richard L. Pugh, a refugee planter from Louisiana who was working at the saline, to send orders of salt to him and another named buyer in…

Rental Agreement between John Williams and Chamberlin, 1864, Pugh-Williams-Mayes Papers, Reel 7, Frame 191.pdf
This agreement shows that Chamberlain rented his 65-acre plantation, known as Park Place, and also his 110-acre plantation, known as the Robertson Place, both in Cherokee County, to Williams, a refugee from Louisiana, for the year 1865.

Martin-Pugh Collection, NSU, A-17-b-Item373.pdf
Martin Sr. reports his arrival in Texas and his assessment of Cherokee County.

Martin-Pugh Collection, NSU, A-17-b-Item365.pdf
Writing from Mobile, Martin updates her husband about the movements of his father, Robert Campbell Martin Sr., who has "determined to return [to Lafourche] & run his Negroes off to Texas," where he will sell them. Maggie hopes that her husband will…
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