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[Broadside advertisement for Denton land]

Description: Photograph of a broadside advertisement for Denton land, held by UNT Special Collections as part of the Broadsides and Printed Ephemera Collection. The advertisement boasts of information that is "Safe and Profitable Investment For Capitalists or Colonists wanting land for immediate occupancy," and has a section of what is for sale which includes three bold sections: The Land Has Recently Been Divided Into Tracts of 160 Acres, The Soil Is Generally a Deep Rich Sandy Mulatto Loam, and $2 per Acre Cash or $3 per acre 1/3 Cash. This collection of ephemera related to Texas history provides a window into the past. These items, which were not created to last past their initial usefulness, offer details into the original settlement of the Denton, TX region, as well as provide evidence of commerce at the time.
Date: December 1, 2017
Creator: Sylve, Joshua & Merrill, Jeffery
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections