Dreer family letters 1851-1853
Dreer family letters
Dreer family and Oberthier family
The Dreer family letters document a poor Virginia family's migration to Texas and the hardships they suffered living there. One letter of particular interest describes a gruesome murder committed by a slave, and the slave's speedy trial and execution.
The material is in English
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