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    [Stephen Austin's Old Three Hundred] 1829 Manuscript Copy of a Legal Case Regarding a Debt Owed by Isaac Hughes to John D. Taylor. Seven pages total on sealed paper, two bifolio sheets sewn along left margin. Signed by Joseph White, Nicholas Dillard, and Thomas Davis. An official copy made ("Villa de Austin", May 12, 1829) of a court case originally filed two years earlier. According to the manuscript, Hughes owed Taylor a thousand dollars; and Taylor brought suit laying claim to land owned by Hughes in partnership with John Cooke. Paper loss at folds affecting a few words on the first three sheets; more significant loss on last sheet affects signatures.

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    March, 2011
    12th Saturday
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