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[Land Deed from G. E. Bushong et al. to Zeb Jenkins, February 16, 1886]

Description: Land deed from G. E. Bushong, A. E. Bushong, J. L. Morehead and E. H. Morehead to Zebulon Jenkins and J. E. M. Yates agreeing to sell a tract of land in Grapevine, Texas for $1,000 paid by Jenkins and Yates. The deed gives Jenkins and Yates "one half undivided interest" to the land; the following paragraph describes the perimeters of the land including in the purchase.
Date: February 16, 1886
Creator: Swayne, John F.
Partner: City of Grapevine

[C. J. Nelin's Order of Final Naturalization]

Description: A partial list or Manifest for the S.S. ADRIATIC, signed by J. W. Jennings, Master, after the ship arrived at the Port of New York, N.Y., on 1881-05-28 lists 29-years-old Carl J. Nelin as a steerage passenger along with many other Swedish emigrants and shows his occupation as "Laborer."
Date: May 28, 1881
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Land Deed to the Church of Christ in Murphy, Texas]

Description: Land deed from James T. Murphy and Emma Murphy to R. A. Sale and Han Murphy for the "consideration of twenty dollars." The purchasers are elders "of the Church of Christ at Decator, Collin County," and the next paragraphs detail the perimeters of the land and the purposes of the land, that being "used for Church purposes."
Date: May 20, 1886
Creator: Taylor, Mrs. Frank H.
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Certificate of Declaration for Charles William Sloman]

Description: Certificate of Declaration for Charles William Sloman as he was gaining citizenship to the United States. The opening line of the document declares that he "solemnly swear[s], that it is bonafide my intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any Foreign Prince..."
Date: February 4, 1882
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Bill of Sale and Transfer from George L. Leigh to John A. Bonnell]

Description: Bill of sale from George L. Leigh to John A. Bonnell acknowledging the sale of land and 110 heads of cattle. The note goes on to say that this "transfer and Bill of Sale is made on the following terms and conditions to secure the payment of a promissory note for $782.66" from Bonnell, payable on May 1, 1887. The check included in the record is worth $716.66 from John A. Bonnell to Edward A. Leigh.
Date: October 1, 1886
Creator: McFarland, A. M.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Articles of Agreement Between Edward B. Leigh and W. D. C. Burney, March 1, 1887]

Description: Articles of agreement prepared "by and between W. D. C. Burney...and Edward B. Leigh of St. Louis Mo." This agreement was for the sale of a piece of land for the sum of four hundred dollars; W. D. C. Burney promises to "make and deliver to the said E. D. Leigh, a good and sufficient deed."
Date: March 1, 1887
Creator: Leigh, Edward B. & Burney, W. D. C.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Warranty Deed Prepared for George and Virginia Leigh to D. P. Slottery, July 24, 1883]

Description: Warranty deed prepared between George and Virginia Leigh and D. P. Slottery acknowledging the sale of land for one thousand dollars. The deed is signed at the bottom by the notary public, William D. Drown, vouching for the fact that all parties were in attendance.
Date: July 24, 1883
Creator: Drown, William D.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Warranty Deed from George and Virginia Leigh to Edward Leigh, July 23, 1887]

Description: Warranty deed from George and Virginia Leigh to Edward B. Leigh for the purchase of a parcel of land in Kerr County, Texas. The deed specifies that Edward is paying $1,000 for the track "or parcel of land known as survey No. 1429" situated along Sunflower Creek, a tributary of the Guadalupe River.
Date: July 23, 1887
Creator: McFarland, A.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library