II. COUNTY CLERK AC RECOCRDER
The records of the county clerk are kept in the county clerk's
vault unless otherwise indicated.
39. INSTRUMENTS FILED FOR RECORD, 1846--. 9 vols. (5 unmarked,
4-6, 1 unmarked).
Register of instruments filed with county clerk for recording, showing
file number of instrument, names of parties, filing date, kind of instrument,
name of person filing, and reference to book and. page of recording.
Arr. chron. by filing date. Indexed alph. by first letter of surname of
person filing, chron. thereunder. Hdw. pr. hd. 107 pp. 14 x 10 x 1,
3 vols., 1914-29, W. strm.
40. DEED RECORD, 1846--. 112 vols. (A-Z, 27-112).
Recorded copies of deeds (gift deeds, right-of-way deeds, tax deeds,
warranty deeds, trustee deeds, dedication deeds), mortgages, patents,
relinquish:ilents, liens, title bonds, vendors' liens, easements, oil
leases, transfers, assignments, wvills, and releases. Land conveyances
show names of grantor and grantee, description of land, consideration,
date and place of execution of instrument, filing date, recording date,
and signature of county clerk or deputy; often accompanied by field notes
and plats. Arr. chron. by recording date. For indexes, see entries 4143.
1846-1906 hdw.; 1906--typed. 620 pp. 17 x 12 x 2.
For transcripts made in 1884 of deeds dated 1834-50, originally
recorded in Victoria and Gonzales Counties, see entries 44, 45; for original
deeds on file, 1887--, see entry 46; to lots in Cuero, 1873-1901,
see entry 48; right-of-way deeds, 1893-1934, see entry 49; deeds to
a~* ~ school lands, 1852--, see entry 303.
41. INDEX TO DEEDS (Cross), 1046-1929. 9 vols. (1-9).
Index by frames of grantor and grantee to volumes A-Z and 27-98 of Deed
Record, entry 40, each entry showing name of opposite party, kind of instrument,
name of original grantee, and reference to book and paage. Arr,
alph. by first letters of surnames of grantor and grantee, chron. thereunder.
ildw, pr. hd. 620 pp. 17 x 12 x 2.
42. INDEX TO DEEDS (Direct), 1929--.'. 2 vols. (A-K, L-Z).
Index by name of grantor to volumes 99-112, of Deed Record, entry 40,
showing names of grantor and grantee, kind of instrument, name of original
grantee, and reference to book and page. Arr. under alph. subdivisions
by first letter of surname of grantor, chron. thereunder. IHdw.
pr. hd. 620 pp. 18 x 16 x 2.
Historical Records Survey. Texas. Inventory of the county archives of Texas : De Witt County, no. 62. San Antonio, Tex.. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25252/. Accessed September 1, 2015.