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    Benjamin Franklin Benton Two Court Documents Signed (One Signed Twice) "B. F. Benton" as clerk of the district court of San Augustine County, Texas. Six documents (eight total pages), all involving the same debt case, 7.25" x 11.75", with dates ranging from February 6, 1861, through March 14, 1861. Some light stains; very good.

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    Editor and District Clerk Benjamin Franklin Benton (1827-1862) was a co-publisher of Redland's Herald and the East Texian. He was elected district clerk of San Augustine three times, serving from 1854 through 1861. While a captain in Company K in John Bell Hoods Brigade, Benton died of illness near Richmond in 1862.

     

    Also included are two documents related to the same debt court case, both 8" x 12.5", dated March 4, 1860, and September 30, 1860, partly printed. Both have pink stains; near very good.



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