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[Will of I. H. Kempner]

Description: Will of I. H. Kempner documenting his last will and testament which this will revokes former wills in the past.
Date: February 1894
Creator: Kempner, I. H.
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Documents for County Court Case 2534]

Description: Text relating to case number 2534 in the Nueces, Texas County Court: John H. Houghton vs. Felipe Ramirez.
Date: May 22, 1896
Creator: Nueces County (Tex.)
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[C. J. Nelin & Hulda M. Oman's Marriage License]

Description: The marriage license of Carl John Nelin and Miss Hulda Mary Oman, issued on 1897-08-25 in McCulloch County, Texas.
Date: August 25, 1897
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Release Deed Between Joseph Heinen and George L. Leigh, January 29, 1895]

Description: Legal document resolving the deed of trust between Joseph Heinen and George L. Leigh; the top half of the document displays the original deed of trust specifics made in 1890 between Leigh, Heinen, and Paul Villaret. The second half of the document acknowledges the fact that the debt had been paid off by Leigh and that the promissory note had been fulfilled.
Date: January 29, 1895
Creator: Hamilton, J. M.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Warranty Deed from Charles F. de Ganahl and Florence J. Ganahl to Edward B. Leigh]

Description: Deed from Charles F. de Ganahl and Florence J. Ganahl to Edward B. Leigh acknowledging the sale of "the tract or parcel of land and improvements thereon situated in the county of Kerrl...described as follows..." Leigh paid $4,500 for the land "known as survey No. 38 in section No. 2," and the rest of the paragraph details the location, and borders of the given piece of land. The last sentence of the deed states: "The total amount of land intended by this conveyance to be conveyed, is five hundred and forty acres, more or less."
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Hamilton, J. M.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Warranty Deed from Charles F. and Florence J. de Ganahl to Edward B. Leigh]

Description: Deed from Charles F. and Florence J. de Ganahl to Edward B. Leigh confirming the deed made the prior day on October 19, 1897; Leigh purchase the land known as "survey No. 38 in section No. 2" for the amount of ten dollars. The second half of the deed, prepared by the U. S. Consul from Tampico, Mexico, acknowledges that Florence J. de Ganahl "acknowledged such instrument to me to be her act and deed, and she declared that she had willingly signed..." Also included is the envelope in which this document was mailed in; it has text that describes the deed inside.
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Hamilton, J. M.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Deed from the S. A. & A. P. Town Site Company to Edward B. Leigh]

Description: Deed from the S. A. & A. P. Town Site Company to Edward B. Leigh acknowledging the sale of a piece of land which Leigh paid $600 for. According to the description, the land was originally conveyed to Mifflin Kenedy by the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Town Site Company in March 1888.
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Hamilton, J. M.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Quit Claim Deed from Charlisa G. Walker to Charles F. de Ganahl]

Description: Deed from Charlisa G. Walker to Charles F. de Ganahl acknowledging the exchange of land between the two for five dollars paid by de Ganahl: "[Charles F. de Ganahl] will convey to this grantor by special warranty deed the following described tracts of land." On the second page of the document Walker is relinquishing her rights to certain plots of land and giving them to Charles.
Date: July 17, 1897
Creator: Hamilton, J. M.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Declaration of Trust Created by George L. Leigh]

Description: Declaration of trust created by George L. Leigh acknowledging that George has placed in trust all the property on the land owned, technically, by Edward B. Leigh though George "has been in the possession of it." According to the document Edward furnished the money for which the land was originally acquired; this document was meant to "furnish ample evidence to said Edward B. Leigh of his rights in the premises, to fully and effectually establish his ownership to all of said property."
Date: December 1893
Creator: Leigh, George L.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Tax Documents from 1898, 1899, and 1900]

Description: Four tax documents from Kerr County, two of which are dated January 31, 1899 and the other two are dated January 31, 1900. Two of the documents were sent to George L. Leigh and two were sent to Edward B. Leigh; each document states the amount of taxes and the value for property that was assessed. The fifth document was sent to George L. Leigh and says the taxes taken amounted to $14.25.
Date: {1898, 1899, 1900}
Creator: Vann, John W. & Sellers, James
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Plaintiff's Original Petition from cause no. 448, 1896]

Description: Document relating to the case of Edward Prince vs. C. F. and W. H. Bonnell, accused of fraudulent land deed, filed May 26, 1896. This particular document contains the plaintiff's (Prince) original petition in the case, stating his claim against the Bonnells.
Date: May 26, 1896
Creator: Hamilton, J. M.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Citation Issued to W. H. and C. F. Bonnell Pertaining to cause no. 448, 1896]

Description: Document that relates to the case of Edward Prince vs. Mrs. C. F. Bonnell et al, accused of deed fraud, originally decided May 8, 1895. This document is a citation summoning W. H. Bonnell and Mrs. C. F. Bonnell "to be and appear before the Honorable District Court of Kerr County." Prince claims that the deeds created by W. H. Bonnell to Mrs C. F. Bonnell are "without valuable consideration in law and are fraudulent" and the lands mentioned in the deeds should be "sold and foreclosed."
Date: June 7, 1896
Creator: Hamilton, J. M.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[W. H. and C. F. Bonnell's Original Answer from cause no. 448, 1896]

Description: Document pertaining to the case of Edward Prince vs. W. H. Bonnell and C. F. Bonnell, accused of fraudulent land deeds, filed November 7, 1896. This document relays the original arguments made by the attorney for W. H. and C. F. Bonnell, Leo Tarleton; he says that the defendants "deny all and singular the allegations in said original petition."
Date: November 7, 1896
Creator: Hamilton, J. M.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Quit Claim Deed from A. S. Moore to Edward B. Leigh, June 30, 1894]

Description: Deed from A. S. Moore to Edward B. Leigh of St. Louis, Missouri; the deed itself relinquishes Moore's rights to the land "known as survey No. 4...containing 320 acres...having been purchased by me from the State of Texas."
Date: June 30, 1894
Creator: McFarland, A.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Warranty Deed from Jimmie W. de Ganahl to Charles F. de Ganahl, October 3, 1894]

Description: Warranty deed from Jimmie W. de Ganahl to Charles F. de Ganahl acknowledging the sale of "that tract or parcel of land...known as Survey No. 38" to Charles in exchange for "ten dollars and other considerations." The deed specifies that Charles has rights to the land, however, there is already an agreement to allow the railroad the right of way on parts of the land; also being given to Charles is all of Jimmie's farm and truck equipment as well as his household and kitchen furniture.
Date: October 3, 1894
Creator: McFarland, A.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Deed of Trust from George L. Leigh to Paul Villaret and Joseph Heinen, February 4, 1891]

Description: Deed placing "survey number 1430 situated in Kerr County...patent number 181" in trust as collateral against a promissory note made to Joseph Heinen for the original purchase of the land by George L. Leigh. As part of the transaction it includes a sale of the land to Paul Villaret for ten dollars making him the executor of the trust.
Date: February 4, 1891
Creator: McFarland, A.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Petition in the Court of Claims, William C. Wright]

Description: Petition filed in the court of claims: William C. Wright v. The United States and the Comanche and Kiowa Tribes of Indians. The subject of the petition is a theft of horses from William C. Wright by members of a Native American tribe. He filed a claim, but it was not fulfilled. A handwritten note on the back of the last page describes a testimony given as part of the case.
Date: July 1, 1891
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Court of Claims, Indian Depredations, No. 6640 Evidence for Claimant]

Description: Booklet containing evidence for claimant for the Court of Claims case William C. Wright v. The United States and Kiowa and Comanche Indians, or Indian Depredations, No. 6640. The document includes depositions of William C. Wright, Allen Simpson, Daniel Bromley, Isaac D. Ferguson, John W. Gober, Robert H. Hopkins, John Skaggs, Austin Popinaw, Matthew Gray, John Hudson, and Lock S. Forester.
Date: 1898
Partner: Denton Public Library

Dallas County Probate Case 1455: Hayter, J.R. & M.U. (Deceased)

Description: Dallas County probate record regarding the case of Hayter, J.R. & M.U. (died November 25, 1890) and H.N. Haskell (Executor or Guardian). His wife M.U. died November 3, 1892.
Date: 1890-11-25/1892-11-17
Creator: Dallas County (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

Dallas County Probate Case 1553: Putz, Jos. (Deceased)

Description: Dallas County probate record regarding the case of Putz, Jos. (died February 14, 1890) and Carrie J. Putz (Executor or Guardian)
Date: 1890-01-14/1890-07-08
Creator: Dallas County (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

Dallas County Probate Case 1472: Haskett, E.A. (Deceased)

Description: Dallas County probate record regarding the case of Haskett, E.A. (died January 23, 1893) and E.E. Gilbert (Executor or Guardian). Her name was Emma A. Haskett.
Date: 1893-01-23/1898-03-14
Creator: Dallas County (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society