Nathan H. Haller: From Slave to Legislator


on Wednesday, September, 05 2018 @ 09:13:00 am (675 words)
In Brazoria County history [ 2294 views ]

Born into slavery in Charleston, South Carolina, on 8 July 1840, Nathan H. Haller (1840 - 1917), son of Joe Haller, was a Brazoria County resident who represented Brazoria and Matagorda counties in the House of Representatives of the Twenty-third (1893) and Twenty-fourth (1895) Texas Legislatures. more »

More on Dr. Amos Pollard


on Friday, February, 10 2017 @ 12:40:00 pm (532 words)
In Brazoria County history [ 168829 views ]

Dr. Pollard's letter to William Lloyd Garrison, editor of the weekly abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, is shown here. It provides further sound evidence that Pollard was a resident of the Municipality of Columbia. more »

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