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[Leasing Contract for Stephens County Property]

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Contract between Mary E. Sayles and J. W. Dooley in which Sayles agrees to lease 177 acres of land in Stephens county at certain rates and under certain conditions to Mr. Dooley. Title at the top of the document reads, "(Copy.) This Lease in Duplicate. (This the duplicate.)"

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[3] p. ; 33 cm.

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Sayles, Mary E. August 10, 1897.

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Contract between Mary E. Sayles and J. W. Dooley in which Sayles agrees to lease 177 acres of land in Stephens county at certain rates and under certain conditions to Mr. Dooley. Title at the top of the document reads, "(Copy.) This Lease in Duplicate. (This the duplicate.)"

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[3] p. ; 33 cm.

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Sayles and Sayles Collection

First-hand records of land transactions, early ranching, oil and gas exploration, and shortline railroad development in Abilene, Texas, and the surrounding West Texas region at the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth century.

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  • August 10, 1897

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Sayles, Mary E. [Leasing Contract for Stephens County Property], legal document, August 10, 1897; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1157174/: accessed March 7, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.