Inventory of the county archives of Texas : De Witt County, no. 62 Page: 83
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of Land Co.mmissioners (318-322)
318. RECORD (Transcripts of Surveys), 1859, 1 vol. (1)
Transcripts from records in the state general land office, of original
field notes of surveys made from 1827-33, of grants of lands now in De
Witt County, originally in De Witt's Colony, which included land in Gonzales,
Goliad, and Victoria Counties, shouinG name of original grantee,
boundaries of land surveyed, and amount of land. Arr. chron. by date of
original survey. Indexed alph. by name of original grantee. Hdw. 380
pp. 16 x 10 : 2.
For transcripts of deeds and grants to these lands, 1834, 1838-50,
see entry 44, 1.88-46, see entry 45.
319. SURVEYOR'S RECORD OF COMMO0N SCH1OOL LANDS, 1875-98. 1 vol.
Record of surveys of quarter sections of alternate sections of public
lands surveyed by railroad companies, showing name of original grantee,
survey, abstract, and certificate numbers, amount and location of land,
date of survey, and field notes and plats. Arr. chron. by date of survey.
No index. Hdw. pr. fm. 120 pp. 12 x 8 x 1.
320. ,SURVEYOR'S RECORD OF ABSTRACTS, 1883-84. 1 vol. (6).
Record of surveys made for a-pplicants to lease or purchase public school
lands located in the county, shooting names of aDplicant and original
grantee, section, survey, and abstract numbers, date of survey, number
of acres, field notes, and classification of land by general land office.
Arr. chron. by date of survey. Indexed alph. by first letter of surname
of applicant, chron. thereunder. Hdw. pr. fm. 380 pp. 16 x 10 x 2.
For recorded copies of applications to purchase public school lands,
1879-1916, see entry 69.
321. SURVEYORS FEE BOOK, 1883-97. 1 vol. (1).
Surveyor's accounts of fees collected for surveys, showing names of original
grantee and person for whom survey made, number of acres surveyed,
abstract and survey numbers, and amount of f:/es. Arr. chron. by date of
survey. Indexed alph. by first letter of surname of person for whom survey
made, chron. thereunder. Hd. 320 pp. 16 x 12 x 2,
XVI. BOARD OF LAND COMMISSIONERS
Z'4'. (MINUTES OF DE WITT COUNTY BOARD OF LAND COMMISSIONERS),
1846-56. In Military Record, entry 101.
Clerk's record of proceedings of the county co;inmissioners sitting as
a board of land commissioners to issue conditional and unconditional certificates
for public lands; conditional certificates required occupation
and improvement of lands, unconditional required proof of military service
and that land be surveyed and field notes filed for record. Minutes
show date, name of grantee, date of arrival, and length of residence in
Texas, and amount and description of land grant.
For general proceedings of commissioners court, 1846--, see entry 1;
for public lands claimed, 1870-1912, see entry 68.
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