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[Articles of Agreement for Warranty Deed]

Description: Deed recording the transaction between Laurits J. Lykke and his wife Hanna with Carl Harton regarding the sell of 70 acres of land in Wharton County, which was sold to Carl for a total sum of $8,298.12. The document goes on to give specific payment schedules and other relevant information. The deed is held together with a second document, a smaller piece of paper that was signed by a notary of Wharton County authenticating the transaction.
Date: 1899
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Statement of Power of Attorney]

Description: Legal statement outlining the power of attorney granted by John West of Robertson County regarding a piece of land.
Date: November 21, 1838
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Transcript of bond originally held by Peter M. Hughes, November 2, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a bond for a piece of land originally sold to Peter M. Hughes by John Austin on behalf of Stephen F. Austin on March 17, 1833. The bond was then transferred from Hughes to J. Vaughan on December 20, 1833. Ownership of the bond was eventually transferred to Josiah T. Harrell and Leman Kelay who cancelled the bond and obtained a deed for the land on November 2, 1836.
Date: November 2, 1836
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from A. Ponton to Mr. Borden, February 13, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from A. Ponton to Mr. Borden, in which Ponton requests information regarding his father's deed. Ponton reports that he has written several times in order to obtain the deed and that he has not received any news.
Date: February 13, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Morse to Stephen F. Austin, December 2, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Morse to Stephen F. Austin, in which Morse informs Austin that he has received a high number of offers on his property and that he will likely sell it in the coming days. Morse also asks Austin if it would be possible to complete the transfer paperwork after the office's advertised closing time.
Date: December 2, 1832
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

I.O.O.F. Cemetery Deed

Description: The deed contains C. C. Bell's purchase of the Odd Fellows' Cemetery, located in Denton, Texas, for the sum of twenty dollars on June 13th, 1887. The deed was drafted and signed in the Denton Lodge, No. 82, of the I.O.O.F.
Date: c. 1887-06-13
Creator: Long, D.R.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Deed For Lot No. 1 in Pleasanton]

Description: Letter from F. M. Mansfield and J. N. Murphey to A. G. Martin containing the deed for Lot No. 1 in Pleasanton, Texas. The letter concerns the transferring of a deed for land in Pleasanton, Texas by the First Baptist Church. Also attached to the letter is a form signed by a notary public.
Date: February 26, 1896
Creator: Mansfield, F. M. & Murphey, J. N.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Pennsylvania Land Grant]

Description: Land grant transferring ownership of a tract of land called "Rich Hill" from Thomas Say to Stacy Potts. The grant is signed by the governor and secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Date: March 2, 1802
Creator: United States. Pennsylvania.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County, Volume 5, 1450-1955

Description: Genealogical Records of Ellis County, Texas contain various lists of records (births, deaths, marriages, etc.) taken from family Bibles, cemetery and church records, wills, and other relevant sources. Index starts on page 158.
Date: 1955
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Rebecca Boyce Chapter (Waxahachie, Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: Nicholas P. Sims Library

Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County, Volume 3, 1750-1955

Description: Genealogical Records of Ellis County, Texas contain various lists of records (births, deaths, marriages, etc.) taken from family Bibles, cemetery and church records, wills, and other relevant sources. Index starts on page 153.
Date: 1955
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Rebecca Boyce Chapter (Waxahachie, Tex.). Genealogical Records Committee.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Nicholas P. Sims Library