Receiver's Memorandum Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Receiver's Memorandum

Creator

  • Texas General Land Office
    Creator Type: Organization

Contributor

  • Contributor: O.N. Hollingsworth
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Receiver at Texas General Land Office
  • Draftsman: O. Henry, 1862-1910
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: O. Henry is the pseudonym of William Sydney Porter, as he was known early in his life and before he became a published writer. O. Henry worked at the Texas General Land Office from 1887 to 1891 under Land Commissioner and family friend Richard Hall. His wage was $100 per month. He worked as a draftsman and completed two known maps, one of Kent County and one of Webb County, both distinguished by their illustrations of Texas landscapes.

Publisher

  • Name: Texas. General Land Office
    Place of Publication: Austin, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 1887-06/1888-12

Language

  • English

Description

  • Physical Description: 2 pp. ; 8 x 13 5/8 inch ledger sheets.
  • Content Description: These two pages are exerpts from a 141-page Receivers Memorandum dated 1887-1888. Pages appear to show payroll advances to O. Henry, here identified by his given name William S. Porter or W.S. Porter, for the months of June 1887 through December 1887. These pages are written in O. Henry's hand, and show his signature several times.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Henry, O., 1862-1910.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Texas. General Land Office.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Wages -- Accounting.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
  • Time Period: new-sou

Source

  • Other: Receiver's Memorandum, 1887-1888, Administrative Records, Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.

Citation

  • Preferred Citation: Receiver's Memorandum, 1878-1888, page 34, Administrative Records, Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.

Relation

  • Is Part Of: GLO Administrative Records

Collection

  • Name: O. Henry Project
    Code: OHENRY

Institution

  • Name: Texas General Land Office
    Code: GLO

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Text

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: GLO_1060294_Page_049.tif
  • Accession or Local Control No: GLO_1060294_Page_079.tif
  • Accession or Local Control No: GLO_1060924
  • Accession or Local Control No: RM 000001

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