[Letter from S.V. Proudgt to Bob Perryman, September 12, 1908]

One of 418 letters in the series: The Levi Perryman Collection, 1873-1921 available on this site.

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Letter from S. V. Proudgt, Assistant Commissioner, to Bob Perryman, assignee of John W. Short stating that the claim that Bob Perryman had made to land 140 miles southwest of Boonville, Missouri was rejected because there was no proof that the John W. Short he purchased the land from was the same person who had been awarded the land on August 7, 1866 for military service.

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[1] p. ; 21 x 28 cm.

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Proudgt, S. V. September 12, 1908.

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Letter from S. V. Proudgt, Assistant Commissioner, to Bob Perryman, assignee of John W. Short stating that the claim that Bob Perryman had made to land 140 miles southwest of Boonville, Missouri was rejected because there was no proof that the John W. Short he purchased the land from was the same person who had been awarded the land on August 7, 1866 for military service.

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[1] p. ; 21 x 28 cm.

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  • September 12, 1908

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Proudgt, S. V. [Letter from S.V. Proudgt to Bob Perryman, September 12, 1908], letter, September 12, 1908; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186890/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.