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Description: Map of the Hill Country region covering Bandera County, Texas. An abandoned Mormon Settlement under Colonel White is marked on map. The roads from Kerrville to Fort Terrett, and from Comfort to Camp Verde are also marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: August 1878
Description: Map of Bexar County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The location of an abandoned Mormon settlement under Colonel White is shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: July 1871
Creator: Klappenbach, Louis & Lungkwitz, Herman
Description: Land Grant file for land issued to the Houston & Texas Central Railway Company in the Bexar Land District. Includes a folder jacket with table of contents and notes about the land grant (filed July 12, 1928); field notes by M.J. Doyle, Deputy Surveyor, Bexar Land District for Section 21 Block 20 (January 13, 1873); the affidavit of ownership of S.N. Allen (July 12, 1928); and a note by Land Commissioner J.H. Walker indicating that the file has no relation to the O. Henry story of the same name (December 4, 1933). O. Henry’s story tells the tale of a Railroad baron taking a poor homesteader’s land by stealing this file. Walker notes that although the file was missing for a period, due to office procedures the land fraud could not have occurred.
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Legal Document