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  1. Runaway slave advertisement by Mary D. Cane Alexander

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    February 23, 2014 by elhseven

    Advertisement source: The South-western. (Shreveport, La.), 20 Sept. 1854. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83016483/1854-09-20/ed-1/seq-3/>


  2. 1850 Caddo Parish Slave Census

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    February 23, 2014 by elhseven

    The 1850 U.S. Federal Slave Schedule for Caddo Parish reported 5,763 slaves with 466 slaveowners. There are some slaveowners missing …
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