J. Mason Brewer, Negro Legislators of Texas and Their Descendants (Dallas: Mathis, 1935; 2d ed., Austin: Jenkins, 1970). Merline Pitre, Through Many Dangers, Toils and Snares: Black Leadership of Texas, 1870–1890, 2nd rev. ed. (Austin: Eakin Press, 1997). Clarence Wharton, Wharton's History of Fort Bend County (San Antonio: Naylor, 1939).
- African Americans
- Politics and Government
- Fourteenth Legislature (1874-1875)
- Fifteenth Legislature (1876)
- Law, Law Enforcement, and Outlaws
- Law Officers
- Government Officials
- State Legislators
- Seventeenth Legislature (1881-1882)
- Antebellum Texas
- Civil War
- Late Nineteenth-Century Texas
- East Texas
- Upper Gulf Coast
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
Merline Pitre, “Burton, Walter Moses,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 18, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/burton-walter-moses.
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