Cases argued and decided in the Supreme Court of Texas, during the latter part of the Tyler term, 1874, and the first part of the Galveston term, 1875. Volume 42. Page: 117
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1875.] HUIGHES v. ROPER. 117
Statement of the case.
is hereby acknowledged, I, Reece Hughes, senior, citizen
of Davis county, State of Texas, have this day and do
hereby bargain, sell, transfer, alien, and convey unto them,
said William P. Iughes and Reece Hughes, jr., all my
right, title, claim, and interest in and to the following
mentioned and described tracts, parcels, and lots of land,
to wit: * * * [here was a schedule of the lands conveyed;]
to have and to hold unto them, the said William
P. Hughes and Reece Hughes, jr., all the above mentioned
and described tracts, parcels, and lots of land, and land
certificates and warrants, both entire and fractional, together
with all the rights, tenements, and hereditaments
and appurtenances thereon situated and belonging, save
and except my homestead, two hundred acres of land, with
the brick house, my residence, in Davis county, Texas,
and the appurtenances thereon situated and belonging, to
be laid off as I may choose and select, (which two hundred
acres of land with house and tenements is especially reserved
from this conveyance,) unto them, their heirs, and
assigns, forever free from me, my heirs, and assigns, and
any persons claiming the same by, through, or under me.
It is the intent and meaning of this instrument that I
hereby convey unto them, the said William P. Hughes
and Reece Hughes, jr., as above expressed, all and every
tract, parcel, and lot of land now claimed and held by me
by deed, patent, bond, certificate, either filed and located
and unlocated, and by instrument of any nature whatsoever,
whether herein specially stated or otherwise.
I also hereby transfer and assign unto the said William
P. Hughes and Reece IHughes, jr., all claims by note account
and otherwise due and owing, me as follows, to wit:
The following notes: [here is list of notes and accounts]
hereby conveying to them, the said William P. Hughes
and Reece Hughes, jr., all the above claims and all others
now in the hands of attorneys and other parties for colledtion;
and I also hereby bargain, sell, and transfer unto
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Texas. Supreme Court. Cases argued and decided in the Supreme Court of Texas, during the latter part of the Tyler term, 1874, and the first part of the Galveston term, 1875. Volume 42., book, 1881; St. Louis, Mo.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28531/m1/125/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .