Letter from Maggie Martin to Robert Campbell Martin, Sr., January 18, 1863
Martin reports from Mansfield, Louisiana, about the recent movement of her father, William Littlejohn, to Texas "with his Negroes & wagons," adding that he planned to "haul salt from the salt works in Texas to Shreveport & take cotton & tobacco &c from Shreveport to Texas." Two of Martin Sr.'s slaves, Aleck and Turner, have remained in Mansfield where they are hired out.
Martin-Pugh Family Collection, Nicholls State University, A-17-B, Item 319
Published here by W. Caleb McDaniel.
January 18, 1863
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