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    Hardin R. Runnels Land Grant Signed "H R Runnels." One partially-printed page, 15" x 12.5", Austin, March 15, 1859. A land grant issued to "John Adriance assignee of Ferdinand Merken . . . Three Hundred and Twenty acres of Land, situated . . . in Mason County, on the waters of the Llano river, about 6 miles N.25E. from Fort Mason..." Docketed on verso. Runnels (1820-1873), the sixth governor of Texas, is best remembered as the only man to ever defeat Sam Houston in an election.

    Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds are flattened. Toned and foxed throughout, with some small areas of discoloration. Signature bold.


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    March, 2018
    17th Saturday
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