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    Jacob De Cordova Autograph Letter Signed. One page, 7.75" x 10". "Wanderers Retreat 8 miles from New Braunfels Comal Co[unty], Decr 29, 1852." A letter to James Manning, Deputy District Surveyor in Corpus Christi. In full: "Did you survey Edward O'Conners 1/3 League - have you the Certificate Field Notes and chain of transfers to Galen Hodges - if so and you will send the papers and your Bill to some of your friends in the City of Austin - if the Survey is correct so that I can obtain the Patent I will pay your Bill - If not surveyed say for how many dollars you will give up the Papers. An immediate answer will much oblige the party in Interest and Your obedient Servant J De Cordova." The middle initial of Manning's name has been corrected in pencil.

    Condition: Flattened folds, with faint ink ghosting at bottom. Some discoloration and soiling occurring on verso in keeping with how letter was stored.


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    March, 2016
    12th Saturday
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