[Bellville Town Meeting Minutes, January 18, 1858]

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Minutes of the Bellville, Texas Town Meeting on January 18, 1858, which was called in memory of the recently deceased Thomas Bell, "the father of Bellville," who arrived in Texas in 1822 and settled in Austin's Colony and served under Ben Milam during the Texas Revolution.

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[4] p. ; 31 x 39 cm., folded to 31 x 20 cm.

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Fular, A. W. January 18, 1858.

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  • Fular, A. W. Fular was the secretary that took the minutes of this meeting.

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Minutes of the Bellville, Texas Town Meeting on January 18, 1858, which was called in memory of the recently deceased Thomas Bell, "the father of Bellville," who arrived in Texas in 1822 and settled in Austin's Colony and served under Ben Milam during the Texas Revolution.

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[4] p. ; 31 x 39 cm., folded to 31 x 20 cm.

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  • January 18, 1858

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  • 1822 - January 18, 1858

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Fular, A. W. [Bellville Town Meeting Minutes, January 18, 1858], text, January 18, 1858; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253201/: accessed August 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rice University Woodson Research Center.