Randolph B. Campbell, An Empire for Slavery: The Peculiar Institution in Texas, 1821–1865 (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989). Abigail Curlee Holbrook, "A Glimpse of Life on Antebellum Slave Plantations in Texas," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 76 (April 1973). Ralph A. Wooster, "Wealthy Texans, 1860," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 71 (October 1967).
- Plantation Owners
- Founders and Pioneers
- Antebellum Texas
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
Christopher Long, “Whitaker, Willis, Sr.,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 17, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/whitaker-willis-sr.
Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
- August 1, 1995