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[Power of Attorney from Jacob Skaggs to Isaac Parker]

Description: Power of attorney document presented to Isaac Parker from Jacob Skaggs giving him authority to sell "one hundred and sixty acres of land...in Tarrant County" to James Hensley.
Date: September 29, 1858
Creator: Logan, W. H.
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Deed for Land in Grapevine, Texas]

Description: Land deed from E. A. Hudgins to E. R. Boardman in 1871 agreeing to sell a piece of land located in Grapevine, Texas for the sum of $300. Below this agreement is a statement acknowledging the parties involved appeared freely and in person. The official certificates state that this deed has officially been filed and registered with the county in 1874.
Date: April 26, 1874
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Land Deed from Mr. and Mrs. Boardman to Five Individuals, February 27, 1879]

Description: Land deed from E. R. Boardman and his wife to five individuals: Z. T. Wall, George E. Bushong, J. E. M. Yates, Zeb, Jenkins, and J. L. Morehead. The deed gives the men ownership of land "lying in the village of Grapevine County of Tarrant, on the waters of Denton Creek." The rest of the document outlines the perimeters of the land and what it encompasses.
Date: February 27, 1879
Creator: Woods, J. P.
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Land Deed from E. R. Boardman to G. E. Bushong, June 20, 1879]

Description: Land deed from Mr. and Mrs. Boardman to G. E. Bushong, J. L. Morehead, Z. T. Wall, Zebulong Jenkins, and J. E. M. Yates, acknowledging the sale of a piece of land for the sum of $75. The second paragraph outlines the perimeters of the land being sold, which is on the three acre lot "deeded to E. R. Boardman and S. A. Boardman by E. N. Hudgins and wife..." The statement on the second page says that the undersigned "This day personally appeared E. R. Boardman, S. A. Boardman" on their own free will.
Date: June 20, 1879
Creator: Woods, J. P.
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

[Deed from James Sellers to George L. Leigh, January 8, 1883]

Description: Deed from James Sellers to George L. Leigh for the sale of "all my interest in that certain tract or parcel of land known as Survey No. 1429" in exchange for four hundred dollars paid by Leigh.
Date: February 23, 1883
Creator: McFarland, A.
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

[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

[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.

[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

[Bill of Sale Between George and Edward Leigh, February 15, 1887]

Description: Bill of Sale document prepared between George L. and Edward B. Leigh; this sale was for a piece of land for which Edward paid four thousand dollars. Also included is the envelope that it was delivered in.
Date: February 15, 1887
Creator: Leigh, George L.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Warranty Deed Prepared for W. D. C. Burney and Edward B. Leigh, May 14, 1887]

Description: Warranty deed prepared for W. D. C. Burney and Edward B. Leigh for the purchase of a piece of land for the sum of $1,280 paid by Leigh to Burney; the specified land being purchased was "known as Survey No. 3 for 640 acres of land."
Date: May 14, 1887
Creator: McFarland, A.
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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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 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