[Handwritten Title Transfer from James Sellers to C. C. Paine, March 7, 1900]

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Document stating James Sellers of Centre Point in Kerr County has applied to lease land for $19.20; the table on the front outlines the section of land, and the company that James Sellers leased the land from. There is a handwritten statement on the back of the document that shows Sellers releasing his rights to the lease to C. C. Paine for $135; the second statement shows Paine releasing his rights to the lease to George L. Leigh for $135 as well. Also included is a small strip of paper with a statement that reads: "When remitting future payments, to ... continued below

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1 document ; 36 x 22 cm., folded to 22 x 9 cm. + 1 strip (col. ; 4 x 17 cm.)

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Hamilton, J. M. August 16, 1900.

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Document stating James Sellers of Centre Point in Kerr County has applied to lease land for $19.20; the table on the front outlines the section of land, and the company that James Sellers leased the land from. There is a handwritten statement on the back of the document that shows Sellers releasing his rights to the lease to C. C. Paine for $135; the second statement shows Paine releasing his rights to the lease to George L. Leigh for $135 as well. Also included is a small strip of paper with a statement that reads: "When remitting future payments, to guard against errors and insure prompt returns, please give the NAME of lessee and the application NUMBER."

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1 document ; 36 x 22 cm., folded to 22 x 9 cm. + 1 strip (col. ; 4 x 17 cm.)

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  • August 16, 1900

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  • December 4, 1899 - August 16, 1900

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Hamilton, J. M. [Handwritten Title Transfer from James Sellers to C. C. Paine, March 7, 1900], legal document, August 16, 1900; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth743590/: accessed October 14, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library.