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Receiver's Memorandum

Description:

These two pages are exerpts from a 141-page Receivers Memorandum dated 1887-1888. Pages appear to show payroll advances to O. Henry, here identified by his given name William S. Porter or W.S. Porter, for the months of June 1887 through December 1887. These pages are written in O. Henry's hand, and show his signature several times.

Creator(s): Texas General Land Office
Location(s): United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Creation Date: 1887-06/1888-12  
Partner(s):
Texas General Land Office
Collection(s):
O. Henry Project
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Texas. General Land Office
Place of Publication: Austin, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1887-06/1888-12
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

These two pages are exerpts from a 141-page Receivers Memorandum dated 1887-1888. Pages appear to show payroll advances to O. Henry, here identified by his given name William S. Porter or W.S. Porter, for the months of June 1887 through December 1887. These pages are written in O. Henry's hand, and show his signature several times.

Physical Description:

2 pp. ; 8 x 13 5/8 inch ledger sheets.

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Source: Receiver's Memorandum, 1887-1888, Administrative Records, Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.
Contributor(s):
  • Contributor : O.N. Hollingsworth Receiver at Texas General Land Office
  • Draftsman : O. Henry, 1862-1910 O. Henry is the pseudonym of William Sydney Porter, as he was known early in his life and before he became a published writer. O. Henry worked at the Texas General Land Office from 1887 to 1891 under Land Commissioner and family friend Richard Hall. His wage was $100 per month. He worked as a draftsman and completed two known maps, one of Kent County and one of Webb County, both distinguished by their illustrations of Texas landscapes.
Partner:
Texas General Land Office
Collection:
O. Henry Project
Relation (Is Part Of): GLO Administrative Records
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GLO_1060294_Page_049.tif
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GLO_1060294_Page_079.tif
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GLO_1060924
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: RM 000001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth139467
Resource Type: Text
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public
Citation:
Preferred Citation: Receiver's Memorandum, 1878-1888, page 34, Administrative Records, Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.