Slave Doc Signed On Feb 01, 1834, 54, Civic Leader Robert Newton White

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Slave Document, From Texas, Signed On Feb 01, 1834, and Feb 01, 1854, By Civic Leader Robert Newton White.


Robert Newton White was born in South Carolina on Dec 8, 1810, and on January 21, 1840, he married Julliett Means. To this union were born two children, Hugh and Mary Jane. On Oct 14, 1845, Mr. White and his family arrived at Dresden in Navarro County Texas.

Robert White was appointed the first postmaster of Corsicana but he could not serve as he was already serving as the County Clerk. He served Corsicana as County Clerk for ten years and resigned in 1856 because of his failing eyesight. He then devoted his time to raising livestock and horses near Dawson. Robert moved back to Corsicana around 1870 and was among those who were instrumental in getting a railroad to Corsicana in 1871.


                                          Photo Of Robert Newton White

Item Code: BOO12C668ILG

Document - Width: 8"  Height: 12 3/4"  Depth: 1/16" 

In Folder - Width: 11 1/4"  Height: 14 1/4"  Depth: 1/8"  Weight: 151 g

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