Inventory of county records, Newton County Courthouse, Newton, Texas

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Inventory of records of Newton County housed in the Newton County Courthouse in Newton, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Commissioners' Court, County Clerk, County Court, County Attorney, District Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, County Auditor, County Treasurer, County Superintendent of Schools, and Water Supply District. Also provides a list of Newton County records and an index.

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xiv, 201, [1] p. : map ; 28 cm.

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Newton County Historical Commission 1978.

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Inventory of records of Newton County housed in the Newton County Courthouse in Newton, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Commissioners' Court, County Clerk, County Court, County Attorney, District Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, County Auditor, County Treasurer, County Superintendent of Schools, and Water Supply District. Also provides a list of Newton County records and an index.

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xiv, 201, [1] p. : map ; 28 cm.

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The Texas County Records Inventory Project

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Rare Book and Texana Collections

These materials include a 1633 map, America Noviter Delineata; H. K. Yoakum's History of Texas, and Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852 by Randolph B. Marcy.

Texas County Inventories

This ambitious project began in 1936 under the auspices of the Work Projects Administration (WPA) and continued until 1942, producing 24 inventories of Texas county archives.

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  • 1978

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Newton County Historical Commission. Inventory of county records, Newton County Courthouse, Newton, Texas, book, 1978; Denton, Tex.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25190/: accessed July 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .