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    Elisha M. Pease Land Grant Signed "Elisha Pease" as Governor of Texas, one page, 14.75" x 12.5", Austin, October 11, 1877. A grant of 640 acres of land "In Wilbarger County about 7 miles S.W. from the mouth of Pease River" to "the Houston and Texas Central Railway Company". Blind embossed state seal and blind embossed General Land Office seal are at the left. Pease served as the 5th (1853-1857) and 13th (1867-1869) governors of Texas. In 1856, a surveyor for another railroad company discovered a river in west Texas and named it the Pease River in honor of the governor. Some foxing and a small separation at fold; fine condition. From the Taking of Texas Collection.

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    June, 2008
    16th Monday
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