Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-4083 Page: 1 of 4
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OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
G~Am aL CMANN
Arro nsy GenmAt.
Honorable Glenn Link
Acting ieout atve eoretary
Tex.as tate Parks Board
Dear Sirs Opinion No 0-
Res Auth of tex Parks Board
or other age y to deed
tain land to it of Kerr-
for Park o a.,
W eWe r in, receipt oy et r of October 7, 1941,
wheretnJ y request the op .on ft a atmet upon the
'My the? State rks oard or say
other state age y 0 the S to Texas deed
KAe t* no o t a batted deed discloses that
.the Cit r d a fing y n tyorq , granted, sold and
.conveyed. State .f or a recited consideration of
sn Do a cas in pal. a certain tract of 500 aores of
n a said e , for so long athe same shold
be"~~ d -:Stat bli ark purrA poses. And said deed provi-
dedr t the: vn these of said lan as a State park
uho ea e the thereupon suah conveyance should be-
cob an be ull old,: and aid land should revert, with-
ouat uit r p tr, to the grantor,
The matiesl of the deed appear proper in every
rexpeot,. Thus. the a tate acquired a fe simpl, estate subject
to . the conditional limitation. that the area mt be used fo
park pu poses or else re.overt autosmtically to the grantor.
See 12 Tens Ju . p. 125. While the deed recltes a nominal.
consideration .the facts further disclose' that the conveyance
was aetualy an outright lad donation to the StAte of T~eas
for psrk purposes.
NO COMMUNICATION IS TO SE CONSTRUED AS A DEPARTMENTAL OPINION UNLESS APPROVED Y THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OR FIRST ASSISTANT
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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-4083, text, 1941; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth261324/m1/1/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.