Inventory of records of Shackelford County housed in the Shackelford County Courthouse in Albany, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Commissioner's Court, County Judge, County Clerk, County Court, County/District Clerk, District Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, County Treasurer, and School Superintendent. Also provides a list of Shackelford County records and an index.
This book describes the people and events throughout Shackelford County's history from the mid- to late 1800s. Sketches include excerpts from diaries and daybooks as well as short biographies of important persons in the area. Annotations start on page 73; index starts on page 111.