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[Col. Nicholas Copeland letter to Martin Bridgman, April 25, 1835]

Description: 1835 letter of Col. Nicholas Copeland to his son-in-law Martin Bridgman of Arkansas, enticing him to move to Texas. The letter discusses the price of land and cattle, as well as the profitability of crops such as cotton and corn. Copeland adds a note for Harry Currin, a free African-American, stating that Texas is a safe place to settle. His land grant (settlement & fortification) described in the letter was 25 miles west of the Trinity River just before crossing the Navasota River. This letter was written at Robbins' Ferry on the Old San Antonio Road at the crossing of the Trinity River (letters went east from there to be carried & put in the US mail system).
Date: April 25, 1835
Creator: Copeland, Nicholas
Partner: Other

[Galveston City Company Records: 1838-1854]

Description: Ledger containing meeting minutes, proceedings, and other organizational documentation and records for the Galveston City Company, based in Galveston, Texas, starting in 1838 and ending with minutes for a meeting of the board of directors on July 11, 1854.
Date: 1838-04/1854-07
Creator: Galveston City Company
Partner: Stewart Title Company

[Galveston City Company Records: 1838-1857]

Description: Ledger containing meeting minutes, proceedings, and other organizational documentation and records for the Galveston City Company, based in Galveston, Texas, starting in 1838 and ending with minutes for a meeting of the board of directors on October 22, 1857.
Date: 1838-04/1857-10
Creator: Galveston City Company
Partner: Stewart Title Company

[Galveston City Company Sales: 1838-1843]

Description: Ledger containing accounts for the sale of lots in Galveston and the receipt of deeds for the parcels of land. Information for each parcel includes the buyer, date of purchase, price, and subsequent deed recipient, date, and number.
Date: 1838/1848~
Creator: Galveston City Company
Partner: Stewart Title Company