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GEOGRAPHY OF DENTON COUNTY
dred twenty acres. There were few requirements
which the colonists had to meet, but one important rul -
ing was that each settler had to pay a "patent office fee"
of fifteen dollars. In Kentucky lived a man, W. S.
raters, who conceived the idea of bringing colonies of
people to the Denton area. His plans and advertising
methods for bringing in immigrants would do credit to
any set of land agents today. Mr. Peters established
his land office in the southeastern corner of Denton
EARLY SETTLEMENTS IN DENTON COUNTY
EARL SETEENSI DNO CUT
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