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good afternoon,thank you for your prompt response to my query.do you have any information on the slaves the swints owned as well as sold to other slaveowners or freed before the emancipation proclamation?how far is titus from cass? there is a book on elijah muhammad and the slaveowner of his family was pool.i have forgotten the name of the book however it made mention of the genealogy of middleton pool and his daughter jane married i believe john swint.i know he was a swint.swint was from mt.pleasant.perhaps after reading this email you can check my intiial email [query]and see what i am trying to say because it has been some time since i had the information with me.did the swints have business dealing with the o'neal's in cass county,texas? my great grandfather john richardson was a sharecropper for hardy o'neal.hardy's grandfather was francis o'neal and he was married to ketturah richardson 12-28-1826 in wilkinson county,mississippi.on the 1867 voter registration records my great great grandfather miles richardson said he came to texas from georgia in 1856.i am trying to find out what county in georgia my family came from exactly before coming to cass county?they are listed on page 64of davis [cass]county,texas charles,miles and julius and all are listed as coming from georgia.their wives are listed as coming from virginia,and north carolina.are you awre of a mass migration of slaveowners coming to cass county,texas from georgia,alabama,north and south carolina before the civil war?has anyone done a thesis or dissertation on slaves and slaveowners from cass county,texas or any other historical research i could research?thank you-p.o.box 338-compton,ca.90223