County Clerk as Recorder -
tion of property, amount secured, date due, filing date, and recording
date. Also contains: (Registration of Births), 1873-76, entry 82. Arr,
chron. by recording date. Mortgages indexed alph,, direct by first letter
of surname of mortgagor, reverse by first letter of surname of mortgagee,
chron. thereunder. HdTw. pr. fr. 570 --o. 1i xI 10 x 2. 12 vols. (, U,
1-10), 1913-20, W. strm.
For original instruments on file, 1921--, see entry 66; for register
of chattel mortgages on machinery attached to realty, 1918--, see
66. CHATTEL MORTGAGES, 1921--. 47 f.b. 1920-
also in Miscellaneous
Papers, entry 47.
Original mortgages on pe sonal property, filed with county clerk for recording,
showing number and date of instrument, names of mortgagor and
mortgsagee, amount of mortgage, description of property mortgaged, amount
of interest and date due, acknowledgment, filing date, and recording
date. Arr. numer. by mortgage no. No index. Hdw. pr. f i. 11 x 5 x 14.
For chattel mortgage register, 1873--, see entry 65; for register of
chattel mortgages on machinery on realty, 1918--, see entry 67.
67. CHATTEL MORTGAGE RECORD OF MIACHINERY, 1918--. 1 vol.
Register of chattel mortgages on machinery or other manufactured articles
susceptible to being attached to realty in such manner as to become fixtures
thereto, showing names of mortgagor and mortgagee, description of
article mortgaged and realty, amount secured and amount due, and filing
date. Arr. chron. by filing date. Indexed alph, by first letter of surname
of mortgagor, chron. thereunder. Typed. 597 pp. 17 A 12 x 3.
For chattel mortgage register, 1873--, see entry 65; for original
chattel mortgages on file, 1921--, see entry 66.
Other Instruments Affecting Title
68. PREEMPTION SURtVEY RECOER, 1870-1912. 3 vols.
Record of public lands claimed under the preemption law, showing proof of
occupancy with affidavits of witnesses, survey, abstract, and certificate
numbers, name of applicant for patent, date of application; and field
notes of surveys made. Arr. chron. by recording, date. Indexed alph. by
first letter of surname of patentee, chron. thereunder. Hdw. or. frm.
112 pp. 17 x 6 x 1.
For proceedings of county board of land commissioners, granting land
certificates, 1846-56, see entry 322.
69. RECORD BOOK (Applications for School Lands), 1879-1916. 2 vols.
Recorded copies of ap-elications to purchase public school lands, showing
name of applicant, number of acres applied for, general land office
classification of acreage in the tract, survey and section numbers, and
value of land. Arr. chron. by recording date. Indexed alph. by first
letter of surname of applicant, chron. thereunder. Hidw. pr. fm. 126
pp. 15 x 7 x 1.
For surveys of school lands applied for, 1883-84, see entry 320.
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 December 9, 2013.