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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert C. Hilliard Papers, 1856-1862



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hilliard, Robert C.
Title: Hilliard, Robert C., Papers
Dates: 1856-1862
Abstract: A list and a legal document compose the Robert C. Hilliard Papers, 1856-1862, documenting Hilliard’s ownership of slaves during the mid-19th century.
Extent: 2 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A resident of Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana, Robert C. Hilliard owned slaves during the mid-19th century.

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Scope and Contents

A list and a legal document compose the Robert C. Hilliard Papers, 1856-1862, documenting Hilliard’s ownership of slaves during the mid-19th century. The list consists of names, ages, and estimated prices of slaves owned by Dr. W. E. Walker on his Evergreen plantation in Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana, while the legal document discusses the imprisonment of a slave owned by Hilliard in a Louisiana penitentiary.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hilliard, Robert C. -- Archives.
Walker, W. E.
Subjects
Slave trade -- Louisiana -- Saint Martin Parish.
Slaves -- Louisiana -- Saint Martin Parish.
Places
Saint Martin Parish (La.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert C. Hilliard Papers, 1856-1862, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2E232 List and legal document, 1856-1862

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