[Power of Attorney from Jacob Skaggs to Isaac Parker]

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Power of attorney document presented to Isaac Parker from Jacob Skaggs giving him authority to sell "one hundred and sixty acres of land...in Tarrant County" to James Hensley.

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1 document ; 30 x 38 cm., folded to 19 x 8 cm.

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Logan, W. H. September 29, 1858.

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Power of attorney document presented to Isaac Parker from Jacob Skaggs giving him authority to sell "one hundred and sixty acres of land...in Tarrant County" to James Hensley.

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1 document ; 30 x 38 cm., folded to 19 x 8 cm.

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This document was refiled on November 21, 1916.

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  • September 29, 1858

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  • September 24, 1858 - November 21, 1916

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Logan, W. H. [Power of Attorney from Jacob Skaggs to Isaac Parker], legal document, September 29, 1858; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth787662/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting City of Grapevine.