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    Hardin R. Runnels Land Grant Signed "H R Runnels." One partially-printed page, 14.75" x 12.5", Austin, January 5, 1858, granting to "James J. Warde Jr. Jesse Shelton and John H. Fowler assignees of Rebecca McCown . . . One 806464/1000000 Labors of Land, situated . . . In Lamar and Hopkins Counties." Docketed on the verso. Runnels (1820-1873), the sixth governor of Texas, is best-remembered as the only man to ever defeat Sam Houston in an election. Weakened folds are separating at the edges with areas of paper loss along the upper horizontal fold. Toned with areas of discoloration.

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    March, 2015
    14th Saturday
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