[Letter from Jacob De Cordova, dated Nov. 20, 1859]

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Letter from Jacob De Cordova, dated Nov. 20, 1850 to "My dear Doctor," probably Thomas Moore of Burnet County. Discusses his travels through Texas, and various land transactions. He directs that any letters sent by Phin be forwarded to Graham. Phineas De Cordova was Jacob De Cordova's brother and partner in their Land agent business.

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De Cordova, Jacob Raphael November 20, 1859.

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Bosque County Historical Commission

The Commission is the official organization for carrying out the State preservation program at the local level. Their purpose is to preserve, mark, and encourage appreciation of the history in Bosque County. Among the materials they preserve are photos of early businesses and citizens, maps, and documents from Texas land agent and colonizer, Jacob De Cordova

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Letter from Jacob De Cordova, dated Nov. 20, 1850 to "My dear Doctor," probably Thomas Moore of Burnet County. Discusses his travels through Texas, and various land transactions. He directs that any letters sent by Phin be forwarded to Graham. Phineas De Cordova was Jacob De Cordova's brother and partner in their Land agent business.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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  • November 20, 1859

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  • Aug. 2, 2007, 4:32 p.m.

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De Cordova, Jacob Raphael. [Letter from Jacob De Cordova, dated Nov. 20, 1859], letter, November 20, 1859; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth27007/: accessed February 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bosque County Historical Commission.