Ellen Blackburn searching for her brothers Henry Perkins and George Washington (1st of 2 ads placed)

MR. EDITOR––I wish to inquire
for my brothers, Henry Perkins and
George Washington. When last
heard from they were in St. Louis,
Mo., three years ago. We be
longed [belonged] to Perkins, and in 1843 were
sold to the speculator Matlock and
brought to Texas. Father was
Harrison Perkins, mother Caroline,
and we lived near Springfield.
My name was then Ellen Perkins,
but is now Ellen Blackburn. Ad
dress [Address] me at Belton, Texas.

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