[Texas Land Grant]

[Texas Land Grant]

Date: June 9, 1848
Creator: United States. Texas.
Description: Land grant for Ira Ellis signed by the governor of the state of Texas. There is a handwritten note from the clerk of Smith County regarding the grant and where it is recorded in the clerk's office about a year after the grant was issued.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Bexar Scrip 2692

Bexar Scrip 2692

Date: 1873/1928
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Description: Land Grant file for land issued to the Houston & Texas Central Railway Company in the Bexar Land District. Includes a folder jacket with table of contents and notes about the land grant (filed July 12, 1928); field notes by M.J. Doyle, Deputy Surveyor, Bexar Land District for Section 21 Block 20 (January 13, 1873); the affidavit of ownership of S.N. Allen (July 12, 1928); and a note by Land Commissioner J.H. Walker indicating that the file has no relation to the O. Henry story of the same name (December 4, 1933). O. Henry’s story tells the tale of a Railroad baron taking a poor homesteader’s land by stealing this file. Walker notes that although the file was missing for a period, due to office procedures the land fraud could not have occurred.
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
New map of Texas : with the contiguous American & Mexican states / by J. H. Young.

New map of Texas : with the contiguous American & Mexican states / by J. H. Young.

Date: 1836
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Description: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1835." Insets: Land grants, Remarks on Texas, Rivers of Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Formal statement regarding colonization of families in Texas, March 19, 1836]

[Formal statement regarding colonization of families in Texas, March 19, 1836]

Date: March 19, 1836
Creator: Padillo, Juan Antonio
Description: Formal statement regarding colonization of families in Texas. Mexico, March 19, 1836. Signed by Padilla, Jose Maxia Dias Noriego, and Juan L. Velazques. Letter written by Padilla.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Letter from Anthony Dey, May 5, 1834]

[Letter from Anthony Dey, May 5, 1834]

Date: May 5, 1834
Creator: Dey, Anthony
Description: Letter from Anthony Dey to unknown person: On granting 200 Poles to settle in Zavala's granted land between the Sabine River and the town of Nacogdoches. New York, May 5, 1834. Anthony Dey was the New York attorney for the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Abstract of Original Titles of Zavala's colony with names of grantees, dates ot title, and quantity during the years 1834-1835. September 1, 1932]

[Abstract of Original Titles of Zavala's colony with names of grantees, dates ot title, and quantity during the years 1834-1835. September 1, 1932]

Date: September 1, 1932
Creator: unknown
Description: A true and correct copy of pages 137 to 151 inclusive taken from "An Abstract of the Original Titles of Record in the General Land office in Austin, Texas: September 1, 1932.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Land grant title to John Bevil granted by Lorenzo de Zavala, October 29, 1834]]

[Land grant title to John Bevil granted by Lorenzo de Zavala, October 29, 1834]]

Date: December 22, 1915
Creator: General Land office of the State of Texas
Description: Title of Possession of Land given to John Bevil October 28, 1834. Included are all the legal transactions made between Texas Government and authorized persons included in Bevil's Title of Land process. This copy is a translated copy by P.H. Buckley.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Statement on the dealings of Zavala's colony and its inhabitants, May 1910]

[Statement on the dealings of Zavala's colony and its inhabitants, May 1910]

Date: July 3, 1829
Creator: unknown
Description: Statement on the dealings of Zavala's colony and its inhabitants. Mexico, May 1910.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Letter from Jose Maria Viesca concerning the affairs of the colonization of the state of Coahuila and Texas, June 4, 1828]

[Letter from Jose Maria Viesca concerning the affairs of the colonization of the state of Coahuila and Texas, June 4, 1828]

Date: June 4, 1828
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter from Jose Maria Viesca concerning the affairs of the colonization of the state of Coahuila and Texas, City of Leona Vicario, June 4, 1828.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Front page to Zavala's Original Official Documents of the Texas colonization]

[Front page to Zavala's Original Official Documents of the Texas colonization]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Front cover of Zavala's original official documents of the colonization in Texas.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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