Clerk as Recorder
70. WATER RIGHTS, 1896--, 2 vols.
Recorded copies of sworn statements claiming riparian rights to appropriate
water for irrigation purposes and of permits granted by state board
of water engineers, showing name of applicant, description of land to be
irrigated, filing date, and recording date. Arr. chron. by recording
date. No index. 1896-1904 hdw.; 1904-
typed. 99 ra. 12 8 1.
71. RECORD OF ALIEN OViTNED LANDS, 1922--. 1 vol.
Recorded copies of affidavits made by aliens as to ownership of real property
in De Witt County, 1923-23, showing name, nationality, citizenship,
and present address of alien, amount and value of land, certificate and
abstract numbers, filing date, recording date, and signature of county
clerk or deputy. Also contains: on po . 170-190, renumbered 1-20, (Oitoraetry
Licenses) , Feb. 9, 1922--, entry 89. Arr. chron. by recording date.
No index. 1922-23 hdw. pr. fm.; Feb. 9, 1922-
typed pr. fm. 300 pp.
16 x 13 x 1.
72. MARKS AND BRAiNDS, 1846--. 9 vols. (1 unmarked, A-, 1 unmarked)
Register of marks and brands placed on livestock to designate ownership,
showin, facsimile of brand, description of mark, location of each, and
name of owner. Arr. chron. by date of registration. For index, see entry
73. Hdw. pr. hd. 520 pp. 16 x 10 x 2.
73. I4DENX TO M':ARKS UAND BRANDS, 1846--. 1 vol.
Index by name of owner to Liarks and Brands, entry 72, showing reference
to book and page. Arr. alph. by first letter of surname of owner, chron.
thereunder. Hdw. pr. hd. 420 pp. 14 x 12 x 2.
74. ESTRAY RECORD, 1846-58, 1872-1909. 3 vols. (A, C, D).
Record of stray livestock taken up and reported to county clerk as estrays,
showing date of re-,ort, kind of animal, mark, brand, color, age,
by whom taken up, date of sale, amount sold for, and items of fees and
costs charged,. Arr. chron. by date of report. Indexed alph. by first
letter of surname of ta'er-up, chron. thereunder. HdxT. pr. fmr. 160
pp. 4 x 8 x 1.
For recorded copies of bonds made by persons taking up estrays,
1858-74, see entry 75; for original estray papers, 1893-1918, see entry
75. (ESTRAY BONDS), 1858-74. 1 vol.
Recorded copies of bonds made by persons taking up stray livestock, to
insure payment to the owner if found, showing naone of principal, date
and amount of bond, and description of animal taken up, with ag., color,
brand and mark. Arr. chron. by recording date. Indexed alph. by first
letter of surname of principal, chron. thereunder. Hdw. 160 pp. 14 x
For record of estrays reported, 1846-58, 1872-1909, see entry 74;
for original estray papers, 1893-1918, see entry 76.
76. ESTRAY PAPERS, 1893-1918. 1 f.b.
Original reports of stray livestock taken un, showing description of
animal, date of report, and name of taker-up; reports of sales of es-
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 July 28, 2014.